HAIKU D'ETAT


haiku-ing the world cup, vol. 1

Posted in attractive men,crazy,travel by thehaikudetat on 06/11/2010

what's alexei lalas doing at the national zoo?

If soccer balls were
Always covered in peanut
Butter, I might watch.  

Read: National Zoo Caught up in World Cup
Image source: Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Google: Alexei

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names from his father

Posted in attractive men,crazy,dynasties,elections,politics by thehaikudetat on 05/13/2010

obama 44 and obama 1

Hawaii takes a
stand. Very interesting
but my main concern:

How did I not know
Prez has a suffix? Can
we call him junior?

 

See for yourself: Hawaii State Department of Health
Read: Hawaii Limits Requests on Obama File
Image source: The Daily Mail

why is this night different from all other nights in the white house?

Posted in attractive men,crazy,deliciousness,holiday,politics,religion by thehaikudetat on 03/30/2010

I bet elijah shows up for obama

Gefilte fish on
White House plates, yarmulke on
The President’s head.

I wonder if the
Obama children fed their
chopped liver to Bo?

Read: Next Year in the White House: A Seder Tradition
Image source: The Caucus

someone could use approximately 16 or 17 mulligans

Posted in attractive men,tiger by thehaikudetat on 03/24/2010

bring it

Some bunkers ahead
for Woods, golf, and PGA.
No room for duffing!

Image source: Baltimore Sun
Read: The Tiger Bubble
Pun: Golf Terminology

orange you glad I didn’t say public option

Posted in attractive men,crazy,elections,farewells,nasty,politics,travel by thehaikudetat on 03/23/2010

doom-pa-dee-do

Why did John Boehner
oppose health care reform? The
truth is in the tan.

New tax on tanning
salons, alas. Retirement
in Florida now?

Image source: Progress Ohio
Read: How healthcare reform will affect you

no rest for the weary

Posted in attractive men,elections,politics,travel by thehaikudetat on 03/12/2010

golden child

Long awaited trip
delayed. Kids ditched – maybe next
year, Spring Break Bali.

Image source: I See by the Snailpapers
Read: Obama to Delay Pacific Trip by Three Days

every day is sotu-day

Posted in attractive men,politics by thehaikudetat on 03/11/2010
"Live right and you could end up like me!"

no comment

Roberts: Perhaps you
should stick to gavels, robes. No
free speech for POTUS?

Image source:  Writ Large
Read:  Et Tu, Sotu?
Read in bed: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

countdown to SOTU

Posted in attractive men,economics,elections,entertainment,politics by thehaikudetat on 01/27/2010

Stuck in the office
But want to watch Obama
And play drinking games

Read: HuffPost Comedy’s SOTU Drinking Game
State of the Union Trivia
Image source: Telegraph

bronx defenders

Posted in attractive men,dynasties,entertainment,yankees by thehaikudetat on 10/19/2009
Jerry Hairston Jr. Yankees ALCS

mmm, angel pie

Boys in blue return
To October. Partying
Like its 2000.

Image source: NJ.com

let us be merce-ful as well as just

Posted in attractive men,borrowed,entertainment,farewells by thehaikudetat on 07/27/2009

New forms new beauty
Dance each instant as it comes
We will miss you, Merce

 
(courtesy of anthony!)

Read: Merce Cunningham, Choregrapher, Dies at 90
Enjoy: Anthony Roth Costanzo
Image source: Ballet Dance Magazine

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