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Old 01-18-2020, 05:10 PM
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Respond in Haiku

This side of the forums is so quiet it makes me sad! So, I wanted to maybe bring some life to the Library by starting something new.

A group that I used to be a part of on Deviantart started up a journal where everyone would respond in haiku, trying to add on to the previous part. I found this was a fun exercise and got my brain really trying to think, especially with how a haiku is formatted!

For those that don't know, a haiku has a fairly strict format. 3 lines, and a count of 5 syllables in the first and last line, and 7 in the second.

So yeah, I'll get this started!
Lost
My heart is racing,
my body falling behind,
but my mind is dead.





If you have trouble counting syllables here is a handy dandy syllable counter site that I found!

Also, lets try to keep the haikus in a fieldset box! I feel that will make it a bit easier to find them as the posts move on.

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Old 01-21-2020, 03:13 PM
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Feelings flutter by,
or race 'round like bumble bees
Leave me feeling numb
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Old 01-23-2020, 01:04 PM
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please try to use the Fieldset when responding so we can keep it straight~

Thank you so much for playing along
A Hug
The numbness holds me,
like a suffocating hug,
it's hard to breathe.

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Old 01-24-2020, 03:47 PM
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There is a a Haiku game in Open Roleplay

Just saw it today


Haiku
My eye just spied it!
Haiku in Open Gaming!
More fun to be had!
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Old 01-24-2020, 05:40 PM
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not gonna lie, kinda bummed you made that into a haiku.

Open gaming is a bit of an odd place to have a haiku game, but I can roll with it. Looks like it's been going on for a bit!

Continued
Let this continue,
the fun can be had here too,
on this tiny thread

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Old 01-24-2020, 06:21 PM
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But what else? What else?
We are kin, but beyond this
What are we, ourselves?
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Together yet still apart
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