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Found Haiku

by Maureen Glaude

tree climbers wanted
Driver’s License
required

02/24/2006

Author's Note: I got a kick out of a longer version of this in the morning help wanted ads today.

Posted on 02/24/2006
Copyright © 2021 Maureen Glaude

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 02/24/06 at 05:25 PM

Yeah, it does sound pretty funny. I've done some strange things behind the wheel, but never drove up trees. There's a first time for everything though! ;o)

Posted by Charles E Minshall on 02/24/06 at 06:04 PM

Funny Mo: Like the electricians that do a little sparking or plumbers that plumb a plumb....Charlie

Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 02/24/06 at 11:03 PM

Very funny!

Posted by Bruce W Niedt on 02/25/06 at 08:36 PM

Defintely good for a chuckle - conjures up unlikely images. A little story: I wrote a poem called "Reflections on a Diner Haiku", which opens with an epigram that was a message I saw on a marquee board outside a local diner: "A special someone/your favorite booth/the jukebox playing". I though it was a great "found" haiku, until about a year or two later when I met the owner of the diner. It seems the late American haiku poet Nick Virgilio used to hang out there, and the diner owner was inspired to write the message as a haiku and post it outside the diner.... d:-)

Posted by Julie Adams on 02/27/06 at 10:12 PM

cute haiku, thanks for sharing :) ...happy findings, jewels

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