Hillbilly Haiku

The Cult of Pertty

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Coal Smells Good

Coal-fired smoky warmth
poor girl playing with a doll
with one arm missing

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OK, if you’ll donate, I’ll give you a twofer today. (Don’t look, until you’ve donated)


Ashy and begrimed
the smell of a coal fireplace
transports me back home

You didn’t look without donating, did you?

If you need technical help, you could always hire these fellers. They’re doing something bold. I don’t even know him, but I like Rusty Justice.

Best Laid Schemes

A life strewn about
squirrel and man pick through homes
tossed by tornadoes

All Hands Volunteers

Inspired by “To a Mouse” by Robert Burns

The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men
          Gang aft agley,
An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain,
          For promis’d joy!

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