Friday, February 08, 2008

Haiku Friday 2/8/08

Haiku Friday


Not smoking now for
two hundred thirty-six days,
how sweet the deep breaths.

Chantix in the news,
some scary information,
glad it worked for me.


Best latte ever,
*EVER* I tell you, then spill'd
on my damn keyboard.

Reasoning with me
became difficult as I
licked between the keys...

Always wonderful,
Tom helped me with the mess and
had a spare keyboard.

This is why it pays
to love a sweet gamer guy
who has key spare parts...

...and who also knows
magic stuff about making
replacement lattes!


New updates on the
stuff I can't say other days?
None yet. Tom is here.

Obviously, right?
Given the latte above.
I might miss those most.

I feel encouraged
since others have been apart
and just got stronger.

Many thanks to those
who shared long distance stories
or just said they cared.

Ours is easier than most,
no military reason
and not in harm's way.

(Those are the strong ones,
the ones who have my respect
and heartfelt good thoughts)

Nope, for us it's just
a temporary absence
because we dare hope!

Chasing destiny,
grabbing it by the ear lobes
making it our own...

...telling it our dreams
instead of idly waiting
is empowering.

There's sure to be some
unexpecteds; then again
we do expect them.

OK, that's enough.
No more cryptic for right now.
More vague next Friday. ;)


  1. Great haiku - you are the haiku princess! I have quit smoking now for 4 days. I love hearing reading about your nic-free life.

  2. great haiku -- congrats on your quitting!!!

  3. Congrats on your smoke free status! Good luck with all your endeavors!

  4. We need to start chatting on an instant messenger, yo! :D Much Love~!

  5. What a wonderful steam of consciousness Haiku … sharing so much poetically. Congrats on giving up smoking and best wishes to you on your long-distance relationship challenges.
    Hugs and blessings,

  6. I quit smoking in 2000 and still LOVE those deep breaths. Funny how you don't even realize that your breathing is limited when you smoke!

  7. WOW!!! Good for you... you're allowed to spill a few things right now!

  8. Still smoke free??? Yeah, you! Well done!
    Great haikus!

  9. Great haiku as usual. Today is my 6 month anniversary - can you believe it??? Woohoo!

  10. Congrats on the quitting! I am at 5 years, and it feels sweet!
    Well done story 'ku!
    I spilled the coffee on the keyboard yesterday, but happily live with geeky gamer also, so was quickly back online with spare board.

  11. "Reasoning with me became difficult as I licked between the keys"! Ha. I love it!

  12. Wow very cryptic..all but the latte love. I'd lick the keyboard too.

    Congrats on your not smoking!!!!

  13. excellent.

    and i too would lick the keyboard ;-)

  14. Wow! Great haiku! Gamer guy with replacement parts and lattes....sounds like a keeper :)

  15. Hi Maggie and Happy Friday! Have a great weekend.

  16. I still say LD is not as difficult as you imagine. And, it makes you focus on communication, which most relationships lack. Our 4 years made our relationship work.


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