Subway Haikus

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1. The city’s vacuum/
Sucks desire from ev’ryone/
Regardless of need/
#haiku

2. Even the junkies/
Want more than a simple fix/
When walking these streets/
#haiku

3. The beggars’ stories/
Deserve spoken word Emmys/
For their complex plots/
#haiku

4. The best stories have/
Misfortune, hard work and hope/
Often with a child/
#haiku

5. Pregnancy works well/
But mostly for the “fathers”/
(Who don’t have to show)/
#haiku

6. Six women from work/
Gossiping in Bengali/
One translates for friend/
#haiku

7. Besides Latina/
They could be by a river/
Washing their saris/
#haiku

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  1. Pingback: For The Love Of Haiku – allaboutlemon

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