Senryu : grasp

4+

wow! did you see that?
grasp that opportunity!
snap that perfect shot!

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Now I understand why Lois Lane kept getting into trouble. … dun dun dun…

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Second Life photograph by M. LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner
with a special appearance by Winter Phoenix
Location: Innsmouth, a sim dedicated to all things Lovecraft

Senryu : Miss Manners, another cracked tale

3+

writing Miss Manners
“May a lady stab her date?”
pop, pop went their guns

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

We had a lovely dance at the ball. He was charming. When my coachman was not waiting to take me home as I expected, he respectfully offered me a ride. With the rain pouring down I accepted gratefully.

I do my best to be polite, demure and sweet. I read the ladies’ magazines avidly following their advice on manners. But when a so-called gentleman slides next to you and proceeds to put his hands around my neck, I don’t wait to find out if he is after my diamond choker or my virtue. I Continue reading Senryu : Miss Manners, another cracked tale

Senryu : Missed Noah, a cracked tale

1+

Where is Noah’s ark?
No North Pole pick up service
Icebergs and snow drifts

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Heard Noah’s Ark would take us down Continue reading Senryu : Missed Noah, a cracked tale

Tanka: magic hope

2+

she reached for magic
as earthquakes pushed land upward,
pulling her home back
fool wizards warring above
she hoped to bring back balance

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Senryu : following Sinbad, a cracked tale

2+

following Sinbad
he discovered dinosaurs!
duck!!! it thinks we’re snacks

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The dig in Baghdad went really well until Da was convinced he found Sinbad’s maps.  I tried to persuade him that the scholarly papers he could write Continue reading Senryu : following Sinbad, a cracked tale

Senryu : I’m late

1+

poor little robo
lamb gazes curiously
Mary is no help

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Senryu : Calling Intergalactic AAA

3+

calling for a tow
ship is down, cargo escaped
waiting for light years

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Easy mission they said. Pick up a few specimens from just beyond the red star.

Okay, fine. But did they have to assign me the oldest ship in the fleet? Geez.

Now here I am, waiting for a tow. How long does it take anyways to warp a few light years?

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