Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Writer's Wednesday

The Mama Kat Writer's Challenge is upon me once more. The challenge for this week offered the following choices:
1.) Tell us about a lie you told that you later regretted.
2.) Choose a task you'd like someone to complete and write a poem asking them to do it.
3.) Describe a talent you have.
4.) Write a list of ten things on your mind this week.

I decided to do the poems of request for my challenge this week. To make it really challenging for the wordy person that I am, I decided to do them in variant Haiku style. (I disclaim all responsibility for anyone who dies reading this!)

On the subject of getting the train whistles to calm down:
Sorrowfully wailing
Noisy train near
No whistling here

On the federally mandated water treatment:
Sparkling water clear
Federally mandated
You pay for it
-or-
Eight million years OK
One senate session not
Idiots abound

Now it is up to you to do your own challenge.

17 comments:

  1. This was the best poem on Federally Mandated Water Treatment ever!!!!!!

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  2. I love your poems! Cracking me up over here, I'm with Jenners...the water one is awesome! :)

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  3. (Came over from Mama Kat's Workshop) :)

    I love haikus! They're pretty tricky to write, but yours are great! I agree with everyone else and think that the water one is fantastic too. :D

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  4. Haikus are my favorite. Like the one about the trains... have you tried earplugs?

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  5. lol I ALMOST died laughing and you are responsible :o but I'll let you slide this time..haha jp Great haiku's!

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  6. I love the haiku style. I wish all members of government would start using this writing style. Seriously, then maybe they'd really say what they mean!! :-)

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  7. This is why I stopped doing the poetry prompts. You all do it so much better! Great ones!

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  8. Yep nothing says it better than "idiots abound"!!!

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  9. The third poem is my favorite. :D

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  10. I must say I like idiots abound, yet the water haiku is the one!

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  11. Hysterical laughter...wait still going...aaaaah. Okay I'm done now :)

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