Weekend ‘Hai’-lights

by Sarah on February 5, 2012 · 1 comment

As we are currently studying the great Japanese tradition of haiku in our fifth grade poetry unit, I have been catching myself thinking in 5-7-5 syllable verses at odd times. [I even found myself unfurling my fingers on the elliptical while counting the beats...] Therfore, it only seems appropriate to present to you the hai(ku)-lights of my weekend.

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friday night with friends
 microwave popcorn and wine
became dinner, oops!
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road trip to la grange
for saturday wine tasting
expensive tastes, mine
tragically no ‘nubs’
(smart-ism for fancier
wine tasting cracker)
what was more awesome:
john kelly truffle or the
color-coded chart?
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northern virginia
means Wawa, beloved stop
decaf coffee called
but also Diet
Coke and Coke Zero mixed up
best to just get both
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wawa to wegmans
amazed at my great restraint
fifteen minutes, tops
some men give flowers
but better by far is the
sweet gift of hummus 
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sunday at lunchtime
visit aromas cafe
meet with an old friend
grilled eggplant? yes please!
made the decision easy
dressing on the side
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the Bowl on tonight?
could make snacks and view it
with friends at their house
feeling more like sweats
at home with Afghan curry
and Ryan Gosling
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teabagginit February 5, 2012 at 7:56 pm

hummus gives me gas
eggplant makes my mouth itchy
for you, though, i'll eat!

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