News Haikus Like Disco

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Here’s a few elegant ways to tell you about all the news that’s fit to haiku. Between disco, Facebook, and minority birth rates, a lot’s been going on.

Donna Summer Goes to the Great Big Disco Party in the Sky

Disco diva dies
Sang “Last Dance,” “Hot Stuff,” “Bad Girls”
Do a dance for her
(NYTimes)

Some People Are About to Get Really Rich

Facebook goes public
Will the stock make big money?
Depends on profit
(NYTimes)

Cue Really Racist Rants

White births on decline
Will this change ruling elite?
Are we post-racial?
(LATimes)

It’s Getting Hot in Here, So Your Pants on On Fire

Your pants are on fire
Woman found rocks, they lit up
Is nothing safe now?
(NPR)

War Crimes? What War Crimes?

Mlodic trial postponed
Prosecution made errors
Yugoslav war crimes
(Al Jazeera)

They Did It with Science

Woman’s mind moves things
Chip in brain communicates
Science is so cool
(Boing Boing)

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    [E] Rachel

    I swear, I retain more information from news haiku (haikus? Dammit, what’s the plural?) than I do from watching the actual news.

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    Ireena

    These were awesome! I loved the pants on fire one specially!

     

    Snape, Dumbledore And McGonagall approve of this!

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