Monday, February 4, 2008

More Haiku Postcards to the President

Here are some more Haiku Postcards to the President, collected at AWP this past week-end. Try your hand? We'd love to see more. We'll keep posting our favorites.

DEAR PRESIDENT,

I saw the White House
recently from a distance.
I couldn't get close.

--Thad Rutkowski


DEAR PRESIDENT,

My father retired
from the Army just in time.
I am so thankful.

-- Dani LeBlanc

SENOR ARBUSTO,

In retirement, read more
listen more, repent

-- YF

LISTEN,

Now we are talking
about you: you had your turn.
our decision: peace!

-- Christi Kramer

On a bathroom hand-
dryer, a note states: "push butt-
on to hear Bush speak"

-- Alan King

SPECIAL DELIVERY: A MESSAGE FROM CHILDREN

They said to tell you,
we are all ashamed of you.
Say you are sorry.

-- Christi Kramer

Congratulations!
You've topped murders in Texas!
Now: pack light, quick.
Go!

-- Yael Flusberg

Masculinity:
history of honoring
and harboring love.

-- M.R.R.

Dear President,

Bushie- Poo No child
left behind. No more jails please
in Alabama.

-- Anonymous

Dear President,

My friend's boy came back
His nightmares have not ended
Please bring the rest home!

-- L. Desrosiers

Dear President,

Read the bible, man.
Preferential treatment for
the poor, says Jesus.

-- anonymous

Dear President,

We can't wait until
You go back to your ranch and
we can all read Joyce.

-- anonymous

Dear President,

End the war right now
and secure your legacy.
End the war right now.

--Eric Pankey

It is difficult to read the names on the postcards, so please let us know if we misspell your name.

(more Haiku below...)

2 comments:

Sarita said...

Haiku Postcard to the President


Go see Botero.
You are holding the dog's leash.
Your legacy? Fear.


~Sarah

isafakir said...

kurdish kids learn
all about democracy
from turkish troops