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[Poetry] Haiku

Discussion in 'Art Museum' started by Za Sen, May 7, 2013.

  1. Za Sen

    Za Sen Guest

    (For those of you who don't know, a haiku is a poem where the first line has 5 syllables, the second 7, and the third 5. Haikus come from ancient Japan)

    A Beautiful Game


    Play Forge of Empires
    Wait endlessly for supplies
    Collect and restart

    ~Za Sen

    The Costly Battle

    Destroy archers first
    Then move on to Legionnaires
    Not much left at end

    ~Za Sen

    The Battle for Diamonds

    I have few diamonds
    Just enough to buy ONE thing
    Which one will I choose...

    ~Za Sen

    (I think that my haikus are so great that I deserve diamonds as a reward from the managers, don't you?) :)
     
  2. Rhidasglein

    Rhidasglein Active Member

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    Winter turns to spring
    The ice melts into water.
    No diamonds for you.
     
  3. Hellstromm

    Hellstromm Active Member

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    hehe...



    Researching the logs
    Identifying bot use
    Permaban the njub
     
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  4. Za Sen

    Za Sen Guest

    What is "njub"?

    If it is pronounced "en-jub", then the last line has 6 syllables. Oops! It doesn't work!
     
  5. Hellstromm

    Hellstromm Active Member

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    Njub is my 1337 version of n00b, first penned in 2004. I hate typing the damn numbers. ;)

    (( links provided, ya njub ))

    Or, in haiku...

    First penned in 04'
    Njub is 1337 version of n00b
    Hate typing numbers
     
  6. Za Sen

    Za Sen Guest

    Unfortunately
    Line 2 has 10 syllables
    Haiku does no work

    :)

    It's best not to use
    The word beginning with "D"
    In a public place
     
  7. Rhidasglein

    Rhidasglein Active Member

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    /Njub/is/1337/ver/sion/of/n00b/ looks like seven syllables to me.

    Edit: /nyo͞ob/ĭz/liːt/vûr/zhən/ŏv/no͞ob/ for the pronunciationally challenged.
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2013
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  8. Za Sen

    Za Sen Guest

    And how, exactly, do you pronounce 1337 using only one syllable? You do know what a syllable is, don't you?
     
  9. 1337... LEET... elite...

    Wow, giving 1337 language lessons on the net... never thought I'd see the day.
     
  10. Hellstromm

    Hellstromm Active Member

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    Hehe, i gave you the link earlier, but here it is again ---> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leet

    excerpt: "Leet can be pronounced as a single syllable, /ˈliːt/, rhyming with eat, by way of aphesis of the initial vowel of "elite"."


    Or, in haiku:

    Single syllable
    I gave the link earlier
    Wikipedia
     
  11. Za Sen

    Za Sen Guest

  12. Hellstromm

    Hellstromm Active Member

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    Actually, for this particular word, Wikipedia is a reliable site. But, if you want more, we have:

    http://www.h2g2.com/approved_entry/A787917
    http://www.technewsworld.com/story/47607.html
    http://www.verbumvanum.org/kristof/index.html

    Or, for more academic examinations:
    http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-04072005-145922/unrestricted/LeBlanc_thesis.pdf
    http://www.swinburne.edu.au/hosting/ijets/journal/V3N2/pdf/V3N2-2-Blashki.pdf
    http://www.uv.es/~mperea/leet1.pdf

    or, in haiku:

    Trolling is for njubs
    You are not versed in 1337 5p34k
    Nice try Padawan

    or in 133t haiku:

    7r0lliNg i$ f0r nJ|_|8$
    yo|_| /-\R3 N0t v3R$3d IN l337 $Pe/-\K
    nIC3 7ry P/-\|)/-\\/\//-\N
     
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  13. mb420

    mb420 Guest

    wow you just got 0wn3d
    you cannot come back from this
    you should quit right now
     
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  14. Za Sen

    Za Sen Guest

    To Hellstrom:

    Why complicate things
    With all this "techy" language
    It's a waste of time

    Also...

    English is allowed
    Other languages are banned
    You just broke the rules...

    :)

    Anyways, let's please not let this get too competitive, I just wanted this to be a place where people can write good haikus.
     
  15. Hellstromm

    Hellstromm Active Member

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    1337 5p34k is English
    Maybe you should read those links
    You just lost the Game
     
  16. *blows whistle*

    Game, set, match. Hellstromm wins the internets. Thank you for playing.

    or:

    whistles, game, set, match
    Hellstromm wins the Internetz
    Thank you for playing.

    (rewritten by a ghostwriter because my haiku skills are lacking... all my poetry is limerick)
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 12, 2013
  17. Za Sen

    Za Sen Guest

    How about...

    Whistles, game, set, match
    ObsidianDiego
    LOSES the contest! :)

    Now THAT is a good haiku!
     
  18. Sharpshooter

    Sharpshooter Guest

    Jesus,Mary, Joe!
    it takes all kinds of peoples
    i am outta here
     
  19. Stardust Falling

    Stardust Falling New Member

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    This made me laugh out loud :D
     
  20. Flotsamicus

    Flotsamicus Guest

    Is anyone still here?
    I just really hope there is
    Cuz haiku be cool!
     

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