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Spaiku: Seasonal Spuffy

I figure that most people on my flist watch this community, but just in case: today's my posting day at seasonal_spuffy. I've already posted a large-ish batch of Spaiku from "Something Blue" and I'll put a smaller one from "Tabula Rasa" up a little later. I initially had almost twenty (!) for "Tabula Rasa," but there was just no kind of cohesion; after much futile wrangling, I cut it down to haiku from the last few moments of the episode. It's not a pretty thing when haiku rage out of control.

ETA: Now with links to the haiku! What a concept. :)

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herself_nyc
May. 6th, 2008 05:28 pm (UTC)
You are a great genius.
mere_ubu
May. 6th, 2008 07:28 pm (UTC)
Yeah? Takes one to know one. ;)

Without your initial encouragement, I probably wouldn't have written more than that first little batch. Now my haiku notebook runneth over. Thank you.

herself_nyc
May. 6th, 2008 07:47 pm (UTC)
Awww shucks.
philips
May. 6th, 2008 09:51 pm (UTC)
Well, I hope we see those missing spaiku eventually. I, for one, would love to read them. I mean, Randy Giles! Nothing has ever been more excellent.

And I wasn't around when you started these so I'll ask now - how did the whole Spaiku thing come to be? What was it's genesis? *holds out microphone*

ETA: Hell. We're back with the God voice again.


Edited at 2008-05-06 09:52 pm (UTC)
mere_ubu
May. 6th, 2008 11:06 pm (UTC)
Oh yeah, they'll definitely be making an appearance. They were just too much with the Spikey and not enough with the Spuffy. I'm not sure why the "Something Blue" ones hooked together the way they did, but that wasn't happening at all with the "Tabula Rasa" haiku. *gives them the hairy eyeball* Lots of silliness, though, that I will eventually share.

Welll, little missy, it was back in January of Ought-Eight *takes aim at spittoon, misses* January 31st I believe it was, and I had me some powerful bad insomnia. . .

Hee! The Spaiku genesis story is in the second post of mah LJ, right here:

http://mere-ubu.livejournal.com/982.html

Herself was kind enough to leave feedback, and so I kept writing them. Then she recced them and I got all kinds of nice new friends. *hugs* Like you! :D

Thanks for asking, God! *snicker*

Edited at 2008-05-06 11:07 pm (UTC)
philips
May. 6th, 2008 11:13 pm (UTC)
Off to read but I am cringing.

"It's genesis" indeed. *whacks hard at that apostrophe with a hammer*

Very interesting (and adorable) premiere. I'm still amazed that you were all like, "yeah, Haiku!" because those are tough. And yours are beautiful. I'm really full of admiration.

And there is nothing "nice" about me. HAHAHA. I love talking tough.

Edited at 2008-05-06 11:21 pm (UTC)
mere_ubu
May. 7th, 2008 12:05 am (UTC)
Hee! I didn't notice that at all. You coulda just let it slide on by. (I wasn't wearing my glasses b/c I did that unfortunate thing where you misplace your glasses but then you can't find them b/c you can't see.) I re-read a comment of mine the other day and I'd typed "their" instead of "they're." And then their there was much gnashing of teeth. I think this is what happens when you type lying down.

Honestly, I don't know where the haiku came from that day. I used to write poetry when I was Z's age, but dating the (highly critical) editor of the high school literary magazine for 3-1/2 years kind of bludgeoned the impulse to write into submission. I'm glad it's back, though. *drops to knees* And that there are people in the world who will embrace haiku about a television vampire. Bless them all!!

Thanks, nice lady. Oh you are too! You're as nice as pie! Deal with it.

Hope your day was better today. Mine did indeed have bacon in it!

*waves* Hi, Faye! Don't you go changing, babe. ;)

Edited b/c I can't seem to stop editing! I think that B. must have steeped my tea too long. I'm going to blame the caffeine.

Edited at 2008-05-07 12:08 am (UTC)
philips
May. 7th, 2008 02:22 am (UTC)
Hah. I love when you edit. Naughty to blame it on the innocent B. *wags finger*

What a dick that editor was. Dampening the creative spirit of you. I'm glad I'm here to see your renaissance and wish you full speed ahead.

Sail on, Mere! Sail on.

mere_ubu
May. 7th, 2008 02:50 am (UTC)
Totally a dick. *smirk* After jilting him spectacularly, I asked him to be an usher at my wedding.

*sails on to shower whistling along with Lionel Richie*
philips
May. 7th, 2008 03:24 pm (UTC)
Ha! Did he say yes?
mere_ubu
May. 7th, 2008 04:40 pm (UTC)
He declined. I wonder why?

That icon makes me giggle every time you use it. Eat rawhide, prairie scum!

mere_ubu
May. 7th, 2008 12:25 am (UTC)
I'm still amazed that you were all like, "yeah, Haiku!"

*snorts*This from Miss I-Wrote-the-Funniest-Fic-EVAR-While-Doing-Paperwork!

Sorry to spam, but it had to be said. *g*
philips
May. 7th, 2008 02:28 am (UTC)
It was tax paperwork! So damned puzzling and tedious that of course my mind wandered. Over to bad sex. Which is understandable, as I'm sure you'll agree.

And I fear that was a one time thing. My next effort will probably take 34 years. And won't I feel silly to be posting the last Buffy fic on the planet!

But thank you. :)
mere_ubu
May. 7th, 2008 02:43 am (UTC)
I refuse to believe that "The Caseus Prize" is "My Sharona" and that you are The Knack! *dies of cackles and coughing* OMG, it's officially time to take the keyboard away from me! You know what I mean, though.

I'm very willing to believe that there is some mystical relationship between bad sex and taxes.

34 years? Bring it. I'll have exhausted the entire cast by then and moved on to haiku about the creepy dude that cleans the grease trap at the Doublemeat Palace. It'll be good times.

Thanks for all your wonderful comments today. I've been smiling all day. *squishes you*

philips
May. 7th, 2008 03:32 pm (UTC)
Good God, My Sharona. Did you know that the real Sharona sells real estate? Take a look at her site (warning for sound) as it cracks me up. Nothing says, "I'll sell your house quick!" like the lyrics to that song.

http://www.mysharona.com/

Hope you're feeling glorious today!
mere_ubu
May. 7th, 2008 04:27 pm (UTC)
Ha! I remember reading about her job as a realtor at one point, but I'd never seen the website. Kudos to her for parlaying a song about jailbait into a lucrative career!

I would wait 34 years for more of your funny. ;)

Thanks, darlin'. Same back atcha!
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