Age of aquarium haiku

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weedy sea dragon
swims close to see handsome face
propellers propel

another world sees
the magical charming man
understanding you

her eyes meet your eyes
across european seas
tails slide around limbs

parrot fish sailing
her blue lipstick and blue eyes
stare into your soul

shark over your head
perfect teeth devour nothing
only his dentist

knows for sure his bite
scars of red underneath fish
animal rights groups

know what they speak of
they aren’t whistling dixie
can pat the jellies

not the japanese
mushroom illuminated
lanterns of light swim

every country asks
will you please take our picture
what do we look like

frank sinatra sings
christmas songs from the fifties
jellies beat in time

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who’s for dinner

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upside down fish
has lost his napkin again
we must call his waitress

she may be serving
him for dinner as opposed
to during dinner

i hope he didn’t
leave her a good tip, murder
is not good service

watch sunday football
only because this ocean football
not tv

with gentlemen
who stop playing when you walk by
rather than hit you

is that the reason
or do they like white bikinis
you make the call

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stream of mullet no Isles

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fly like a mullet
jumping for saltwater joy
pulsating oceans

feeling like a dog
hanging his puppy head
outside the car window

knows how to have fun
no better feeling in the world
blowing here now

she told her boyfriend
because of her fortune cookie
she had to leave

he kissed her forehead
told her he understood
she had to start over

i don’t understand
Soprano psychiatrist
what a fruitcake

literally
i get stupid fortune cookies
almost every day

i guess that’s tv
cause of no one’s
ability for happiness

marriage made
in confederacy
she lives in NY he lives here

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rizzoli and isles

the fairest of all skies

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not one single cloud
baby blue sky surrounding
one mile to each side

telling second spring
purple babies top cacti
hot pink flowers pop

one white puffy cloud
slowly creeping behind
he will float all alone

diagonal fish
minnow in the making
swim slow see our city

swim fast see our jail
father’s expression with drive
slow see our city

this what jail bait means?
bait fish who swim too fast
will be sent to prison

they wiggle their tale
thanking for the atkins bars
no, thank-YOU they’re dry

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tiny tingles

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never ending school
such fun til they get too close
and one kisses toe

water shines so clear
watch thousands swim as they must
bluer than blue surf

they’re getting closer
back away one still nibbles
tickling piggy

standing in one spot
three inch fish biting teasing
surrounding you four

mr. who’s on vacation
who’s from out of town
singing brown eyed girl

when two ladies jump out
begin shagging on cement
halfway through song

one woman pushes
other back into the pool
ringo runs behind

not recognizing
pink bikini or wet hair
won’t make a good spy

“because i’m happy”
people dancing in the street
on top tiki bar

you have to calm down
tina turner’s rollin now
dancing in river

nice slow sinatra
“the summer wind rollin in”
all the jersey guys

everyone all week
yelling with jersey accent
school hasn’t begun

five hundred accents
adore every way you turn
beats the jersey shore

“we are family”
pointer sisters and tom jones
could you ask for more

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Delicious Winds

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celebration oats
swaying south while some sway north
circular wind stream

dancing by the sea
glorious shades of blue
sun dancing mild ripples

all framing portrait
high on wind the wind is high
kite sea sail flying

tiny birds grounded
for takeoff and departures
tower has spoken

how do fish know
to come to wednesday fish fry
reading their newspaper

wind must come from “west”
that’s when “fishing is the best”
fish love a good rhyme

biting “least with east”
when wind is south catch large mouth
fish north poker fourth

what else could it be
would like to play poker with
charlie the tuna

purposeful porpoise
pray tell sir do you have
any crazy eights

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