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Silly Haiku

Posted by kittynash on December 3, 2008 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (1)

This was an old email that was passed around.

In Japan, they are considering replacing the impersonal and unhelpful Microsoft Error messages with Haiku poetry messages.
Haiku poetry has strict construction rules. Each poem has only three lines, 17 syllables: five syllables in the first line, seven in the second, five in the third.
Haiku is used to communicate a timeless message often achieving a wistful, yea...

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Holocaust story

Posted by kittynash on April 4, 2008 at 9:32 AM Comments comments (8)

Holocaust Story

Boy (14)

Father is alcoholic, fired by Jewish boss, anti-Semitic, approves of his son fighting Jewish kids.

Goes to grocery store with $20 and list.   Cost $23.50

Woman behind hands $5 to cashier.  Boys sees tattoed number.

He waits for her, watching her in mirror in crane game.  She sees him watching and stops to talk.  He asks where she got the tatoo.  She says Auschwitz.  He says his father said the ...

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