Monday, November 22, 2010

$5 Cold Showers

I was thinking about Haikus today. Those 17 syllable forms of Asian poetry. I had 100 miles to drive for work (no, I’m not a long haul trucker, but that would be cool. I’ve always wanted to sleep in the cab and have those sexy girl mud flaps), so I came up with some ditties while on the road.  

Caressing my breast
   She did it oh so quickly
           I’m in airport security again

It felt like a fart
    No porta potty needed
          Time to change my shorts

Long haul truck drivers
     Starved for sleep and affection
              $5 buck cold showers
           

What’s your best haiku? The structure is 5 syllables – 7 syllables – 5 syllables. No subject is off limits.       

Getting creative due to boredom,

SUAR

31 comments:

  1. Off the cuff while on my lunch break and running related.

    Ran the trails again
    Left me wanting more now
    Just need to find time

    Prefer runs to work
    Shame I don't get paid to run
    But running is rich

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  2. Ouch, my tummy hurts
    Gastrointestinal glum
    Why did I eat that?

    Blisters dot my feet
    Mountains of liquid until...
    they burst, then craters.

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  3. Not to challenge your creative juices... but how is " $5 cold showers at Citgo" 5 syllables? I hope I am not giving you bad flashbacks to 4th grade.

    I don't like to write
    in the format provided
    This is all I've got.

    heh.

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  4. i did a haiku a few weeks ago as an ode to my long run hahah!

    yours are way better than mine butttttt

    my muscles hurt lots
    need to search for a hot boy
    to soothe aches and pains

    i am so boy crazy right now hahahha

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  5. Shut Up and Run Beth
    You've got to be kidding me
    Poem about farts?

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  6. Marlene, ack you are so right. Had to change it up.

    Kovas - told you I was bored

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  7. waiting patiently
    registration opens up
    here I come IMAZ!

    He he..if you understand my haiku, you're the first one to know! Watch for a blog post soon! :)

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  8. So when is Vegas,
    This trip you keep promising,
    I want to go NOW.

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  9. Running in Water,
    Crapping in Hollowed-out Trees,
    Boston Glory Bound.

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  10. This is fun:

    Training Can Be Fun
    When You Reach The Finish Line
    And Look Back At It

    The Acid Creeps Up
    The Sweat Pours Down Your Forehead
    Get Across The Line

    Can I Go Further
    Is My Body Shutting Down
    Am I Finished Yet

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  11. We're off on the go,
    Nerves, sweat, doubts, pain, persevere
    Into the finish.

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  12. LOL! I started following your blog! I can tell it will be entertaining! :)

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  13. I talk to myself
    Alter Ego is his name
    That Guy drives me nuts

    Thanx for the sticker
    Shut Up and Run your blog rocks
    Hope the right postage

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  14. Sticker came today
    Perfect timing after half
    I shut up and ran!

    Thank you so much!

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  15. Sit at computer
    Reading far too many blogs
    Should probably run.

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  16. Thank you for the gift
    Sticker for my Subaru
    Outback on the run

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  17. My house is a mess
    all 4 kids want to be fed
    but yet here I sit.

    Oh wait, don't you work for child services? Maybe I shouldn't have written that one.

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  18. Playing Barbie Dolls
    Just put up my first bloggy
    Giveaway last night!

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  19. Bloody cold outside
    Slippery sidewalks out there
    Wanting summer now.

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  20. Your blog is funny.
    Sometimes I pee my panties.
    I wish I wouldn't.

    There!

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  21. talk through all my runs
    not the ones on the toilet
    helps me get it done

    three digits now black
    two thirteens in seven days
    wish my nails were white

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  22. this is a cute idea but i'm still stupid from the marathon yesterday!!!

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  23. The first two I wrote were 7-5-7 cause I'm awesome.. lol

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  24. Not long enough to come up with a haiku (waiting for printer to finish at work) but dude, I used think it would be cool to be a long haul trucker too when I was little. I wanted to have husbands and families at each end of the line!

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  25. Your blog makes me laugh
    Clearly no subject is safe
    Poop never gets old

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  26. Week of giving thanks
    To you I also give Praise
    Your sticker is great

    Haikus aside, I just received your sweet sticker in the mail and wanted to say thank you so much! I now have to decide where I want to put it... I'm thinking on a gym/running water bottle. So happy I was one of the 150 to get it.
    Also, I was just out at a family brunch yesterday and my mom was talking/making fun of the Victoria's Secret Miracle bra and I immediately pulled out my phone to read her your post on it! She definitely got a kick out of it and the F Cup Cookies.
    Always Appropriate,
    Nicole

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  27. Just got your sticker in the mail. Made my day! Putting it on my car.
    Too tired to write a Haiku but thoroughly enjoyed reading yours and everyone else's.

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  28. Both of these are copyrighted by me and published elsewhere (hey, I wrote for a living):

    A haiku is more
    Than seventeen syllables
    written in three lines.

    [And a serious one]

    Haralson apples
    Windfalls ruddy-cheeked and raw
    Glazed with autumn rain.

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  29. frozen to the core
    crunchy snow under my feet
    still beats the treadmill

    Love this post... comments are great too!

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  30. hahaha!! I'm loving everyone's haikus!! :D

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  31. Cold dark snowy night
    dreaming of shut up and run
    in my arms I wish

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