Itty Bitty Gritty


Photo by Eliana Anthony

Crab cakes, crack cocaine
Hairspray turns your locks to wire
Complex Charm City

 

For http://haiku-heights.blogspot.com/

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20 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Susie Clevenger (@wingsobutterfly)
    Sep 27, 2011 @ 15:16:04

    A nice one…sort of anti charm 🙂

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  2. Andy Sewina
    Sep 27, 2011 @ 20:10:22

    I love the way this springs out and hits you!

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  3. magicalmysticalteacher
    Sep 27, 2011 @ 21:50:10

    Oh, yes, complex indeed!

    Dare to Charm

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  4. Amity
    Sep 27, 2011 @ 22:26:17

    Weirdy thoughts…I thought you were talking of baking…and we are on the same wavelength I supposed…but no! This one’s another thing!

    Great words to think about!

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  5. creativitytothemax
    Sep 28, 2011 @ 02:08:34

    That’s not just poetry on adrenaline – that’s poetry on crack!

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  6. Nanka
    Sep 28, 2011 @ 06:24:14

    A really knotty problem!! Not as simple as Sponge Bob’s crabby patties!! The complicated city lifestyle, it really holds no charm for me.though I live in one!! 😦

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  7. becca givens
    Sep 28, 2011 @ 10:57:17

    Ahh, perfect inner city and/or large city complexities … a few choice cities came to mind, now I know to add Baltimore to the list … unfortunately! Great word choices for barbed charm!!

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    • wordcoaster
      Sep 28, 2011 @ 16:51:19

      Unfortunately, so many cities struggle with similar issues: failing education, drugs, urban decay. But there are many many hope-filled stories as well. 🙂 Thanks!

      Reply

  8. Mike
    Sep 28, 2011 @ 12:12:48

    A great read.
    The charm of our cities!

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  9. Laura Maria
    Dec 08, 2011 @ 22:51:41

    That last line was the cherry on top!

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  10. Sherry Blue Sky
    Dec 09, 2011 @ 15:50:17

    Wow, packs a punch. I love the snow falling on your page:)

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    • wordcoaster
      Dec 09, 2011 @ 19:09:23

      Thanks! Apparently I’m almost as good at packing a punch as I am at packing a lunch 😉 I like it too–enjoy it while you can; it will be forced to go on January 4th.

      Reply

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