Google

 

                                    HAIKU POEMS BY ARTHUR CHAPPELL

1/. Collected Haiku

Poems by Arthur Chappell.

Hope you enjoy them.

2/. Ugly hunchback dwarf

You wonít drown like that young fool

Narcissus gone do.

3/. Politically correct

Puritans in sheepís clothing

Stop your smiling now.

4/. They let King Midas

Join the Greek Masonic guild

Taught him the handshake ?????

5/. Raise The Iceberg, James

Cameronís Sequel sinks fast

As the bank plays on.

6/. Freedom! Liberty!

Fraternity! Make them mean

More than making money.

7/. Express interest

In more than you believe. Truth

(And lies) are out there.

8/. Wedge open your mind

But not so far that your brains

Fall out of your head.

9/. Aquarians will

Realize that their star signs

For today are crap.

10/. Millionth inmate

Wins instant parole and kills

again on release.

11/. Somebodyís thinking

Did Socrates leave a drop

Of Hemlock for him?

12/. Unhappy Heaven

Let me in but not my Father

Now weíre both in Hell.

13/. Bleeding to death

In the phone box you smashed up?

Try calling for help.

14/. Family Tree bug?

Dad done the archive work. Just

Claim his findings yours.

15/. Poor unknown Soldier

I wonít tell the world I know

Who you are. Sleep on.

16/. Abandon your hope

All ye who enter here say

Both sides of the sign.

17/. The Information

Super cul-de-sac welcomes

All you anoraks.

18/. In the beginning

God said "Stuff it! I canít

Be bothered today."

19/. Zenís art of one hand

Clapping on your head telling

You to get a life.

20/. Steer clear of quicksand

Avoid that sinking feeling

Quagmirable one.

21/. The meaning of life

Is to stop searching for it

Just enjoy yourself.

22/. Atlantis welcomes

Careful divers, so will we

Stop global warming?

23/. TARDIS propped on bricks.

Doors gone. Glasgow landing worse

Since Dalek home world.

24/. Those about to die

Salute you, middle fingers

Raised high for Caesar.

25/. Just what drugs was Don

Quixote smoking to take

Windmills for giants?

26/. Lassie meets Flipper

And This time itís Personal

Sequel starved masses.

27/. Booing Karaoke

Ken off the stage the cowards

Arenít singing themselves.

28/. Shall I compare thee

To a Summerís day? Thou art ....

Yes! It fits! It fits!

29/. Haiku Ė Heckle a poet / Tell him to read a Haiku / But to keep it short 

30/. Aquatic zonbies 

Cut into our bathysphere 

With tin openers

31/. Maybe my Poet 

Laureate awards are  shite 

 Jibe stopped me winning

32/. Defined as three lines 

Five, seven, five syllables 

Some demand seasons

Arthur Chappell

LINK TO THIS PAGE Ėhttp://arthurchappell.me.uk/poetry-haiku.htm

LINKS TO ALL MY OTHER PAGES.

LINKS TO OTHER PEOPLES PAGES    E-mail arthur@chappell7300.freeserve.co.uk

UPDATES  MYSPACE -  http://www.myspace.com/arthurchappell

FACEBOOK - http://profile.to/arthurchappell/ 

FACEBOOK BLOG http://apps.facebook.com/blognetworks/blogpage.php?blogid=85623 

MY BOOKS - http://stores.lulu.com/store.php?fAcctID=952521

MY TWITTER PAGE - http://twitter.com/arthurchappell