[Dixielandjazz] Not quite Haiku
barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 7 06:26:47 PDT 2005
Bill wrote some starving musician Haiku and Bob declared it "plenty good
enough for me." Here are my comments:
Trumpeter Bob seconds
Bill's starving jazz muso Haiku
Both should keep day gigs.
on 9/7/05 1:37 AM, Bob Romans at cellblk7 at comcast.net wrote:
> Thanks, Bill! That's plenty good enough for me!
> Bob Romans
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
> To: <barbonestreet at earthlink.net>; <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 6:10 PM
> Subject: RE: [Dixielandjazz] Not quite Haiku
>> Stevie B wrote (regarding musicians who didn't respond to laxatives):
>>> Maybe Bob Romans can put this into Jazz Haiku form. ;-) VBG
>> I think Bob Romans was merely passing along some Haiku which had been
>> composed by others.
>> Steve, however, challenged Bob to compose a verse dedicated to a
>> particular theme (the starving dixieland musician).
>> I'll offer a few adventures into the genre if you'll permit me:
>> I come here to play.
>> The gig don't pay very much -
>> Wish I could buy lunch!
>> I'd lke a big meal.
>> Perhaps if I blew my horn . . .
>> Not very likely!
>> Dixieland music
>> Doesn't get me the big bucks.
>> Maybe I'll try rap.
>> I'd like a big meal . . .
>> You can take your big meal and
>> Shove it up your (beep)
>> Note to Steve Barbone . . .
>> Want a Japanese poem?
>> Write your own Haiku!
>> How do I get hooked
>> On writing stupid verses?
>> Need to get a life!
>> Respectfully submitted,
>> Bill "Thimbles" Gunter
>> jazzboard at hotmail.com
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