Haiku #60 Fog

05-03-2016

Fog covers the pond
like PC language. Patience,
message of the sun.

–Todd Sukany 03 May 2016

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Two Turtles — Haiku #58

04-24-2016

Two Turtles

pile onto the road
slowly at first before they
stop at my shadow

–Todd Sukany 24 Apr 2016

Haiku #58 (by some count)

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Reviewing Past Poems

04-09-2016

One of my students referenced a poem I’d written years ago. This led me to find that poem. Here’s another from that folder. Thank you Heidi.

Accountable

Even a slug
on a window
leaves a mark.

–Sukany 9 Dec 2012

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Remembering the testimonies from Saturday night

03-20-2016

El Dorado Springs

Quarters of great riches
wealth on display, walking
streets, treasure hunting
adoring the pearl of great price

–Todd Sukany 20 Mar 2016

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Profundity

I love writing poetry as a response to things I find entering my eyes while reading.  Often, I try to press those thoughts into some type of universal.  Hope I made it happen here.

02-19-2016
Profundity

Every life is the best life.
The beginning, middle,
post-adolescence,
adulthood. The Best.
I know this because
I have this one life
and I am living it.

–Todd Sukany 19 Feb 2016

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Haiku #57

I was trying to post a poem to a forum earlier this morning and the site’s advertising rested above the header (impossible to avoid).  I tried to reconcile its message with the PC world of editorial comments.  Alas, this is the best I can do.

01-23-2016

walking a runway
Victoria’s Secret bares
a bust of color

–Todd Sukany 23 Jan 2016

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Welcome 2016

01-14-2016

In First Grade

the complexities of adult life
manifest themselves
in any assignment.

After a kicker,
worth over three million dollars,
a season,

misses hard to the left,
kicking his team out of the playoffs,
Tommy understands

and sends his marker-soaked reminder,
“Keep on trying.  Puppys are cute.”

–Todd Sukany 14 Jan 2016

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000621881/article/minnesota-firstgraders-write-letters-to-blair-walsh

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Haiku #55

12-22-2015

BBC
(Haiku #55)

Comedian sues
eighth woman–found on Arts &
Entertainment
page.

–Todd Sukany 22 Dec 2015

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Haiku #54

12-21-2015

Beating Me Senseless

At the field’s corner
a gang swarms, the Tumbleweeds,
north wind at their backs.

–Todd Sukany 21 Dec 2015

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Too Easy to See Through

I get email commercials from a well-known “news” source.  They show one of their many cartoons in the ad.  I had to write this one down and preserve the memory.

12-09-2015

Front-Page Stuff

I snicker, mass-media cartoonist,
as you set a being in whom you don’t believe

on the shoulder of one you wish to smear,
believing you follow neither.

–Todd Sukany 09 Dec 2015

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