Monday, January 24, 2011
Haiku Mondays: State
Happy Monday, Party People; it's time for the weekly installment of Haiku Mondays. Because I was awarded the Great Badge of Honor last week for my musings on Arizona, the Ghost of Master Basho has decided that I shall be the guest judge this week, picking the winner from what is becoming an increasingly competitive field. Also, to give Troll a chance to snag the badge, as his 5-7-5 skills are indeed quite mad, and yet, he can't pick himself as a winner.
So, head on over there today, leave your Haiku in the comments section, and I will choose a winner this evening and post it tomorrow.
This week's theme is STATE. As Troll states in the rules: "To make it more of a challenge, contestants won't be allowed to use the name of their chosen State in the Haiku itself or the title, i.e., you can't have a line that says: 'California Sucks,' You could say, 'Land of fruits and nuts.'"
Even better, I am offering prizes! So enter now to win your choice of either:
1. The fun and fabulous freebie package that LaRue Tactical sends in every order and of which we now have THREE sets (ahem), to include: One handy-dandy Beverage Entry Tool in the shape of what I think is an armadillo (?); one pocket-sized booklet of the Constitution of the United States (you know, for when you need some light reading on the bus); two bumper stickers, one proclaiming one's extreme right-wingedness and one God-blessing our troops, most especially our snipers (won't THOSE be fun to slap on the ol' Prius whilst shopping Wal-mart?); and one 4-ounce bottle of Dillo Dust Dry Rub (which, believe Moi, tastes super duper on baby back ribs).
2. A brand new, one fluid ounce bottle of Demeter Fragrance Library cologne spray in Honeysuckle. Which you can use on yourself, your room, your dog, or the person sitting next to you on the bus.
PLUS, the opportunity to display the Chickory designed badge shown above on your blog. And wherever else you so choose to stamp it.
Now, get out there and haiku, you!