Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Squeezing Variety

                                                                                           Attribution: Richard Dorrell
Image: Tight Squeeze Access
Source: Wikimedia Commons (here)

Unbearable heat
Squeeze an orange for juices
To quench the parched lips

Honey! come over
This dark corner provides space
let us squeeze in here!

Squeezed of hard-earned cash
Consumers fell victims to
The greedy traders

The wayward persists
Trying to squeeze blood from stone
Just wasted efforts 

Written for Leo's Haiku Heights #265 with prompt - squeeze and Poetry Jam  - with prompt Feel the Heat

25 comments:

  1. That image is scary! These are outstanding Hank all of them but I really love the last one =)

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  2. The image is great!! The orange and the honey are delightful!! ;) We are facing the very problem as in the third...excellent!! The wayward just has to mend his ways I suppose!! Nice all Hank!!

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  3. The second one is so beautiful, so obvious yet very creative...

    http://rameshsood.blogspot.in/2013/07/juicy-fingers-shine-haiku.html

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  4. Very nice....there is nothing like freshly squeezed orange juice to take away a bit of the heat.

    Liked your last one...yes, for sure, blood from stone is useless indeed! Though so many try.

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  5. I like the second one. Very uncharacteristic of you Hank. What on earth are you doing in that dark corner? LOL

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  6. i def dont mind squeezing in with the honey, closer the better you know...and def fresh fruit is a relief, used to love picking straight off the tree when we lived in florida....

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  7. ...i loved the double meaning & the truth in these clever haikus Hank... masterfully done... enjoyed it...smiles...

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  8. Could use some of that fresh squeezed orange juice right about now!

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  9. No fruit for me to acid-y and yeah that stone won't bleed no matter how much you lead

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  10. I love freshly squeezed orange juice.

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  11. This dark corner provides space - great lines and there is a real feeling of lost freedom with this. i like it.

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  12. Loved the way you used the prompt to bring out a variety of thirsts!!

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  13. I too would love the fresh orange, but not the squeezing into the corner, too hot ~

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  14. Lots of squeezing going on here! Thanks for posting this and I like the photo too. That is quite a squeeze.

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  15. Ahhh... yes the squeezzing is necessary and vital these days

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  16. I like this Hank ... second stanza is my favorite.

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  17. Excellent Haiku. Every day travails beautifully worded!!

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  18. Gimme the orange and my honey ... that's the finest squeeze in this heat!

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  19. we squeeze time, we squeeze love
    wes squeeze little hate and what not :)

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  20. Hank, I like the 2nd one the best of all these lovelies. It's the just the cutest. :) super nicely!

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  21. First one is my favorite. Orange juice sounds refreshing in this heat! Thanks for your visit :)

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  22. I recall squeezing into a booth at the soda shop with a boyfriend.....thanks for bringing back that memory for me!!:)

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  23. ha thats a cool write... loved what underlies...

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  24. I definitely felt the heat--and pressure!

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