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First Date Haiku

Dan Alatorre issued a challenge to write a Haiku, a 5-7-5 “syllable” (syllable is the closest we can get to the actual definition) scheme. He provided a link to a random topic generator and we have to write a Haiku on whichever topic appears first (no constantly clicking the button until a “sensible” topic comes up!).

So I clicked on it this morning and got this:

“What’s the worst thing you can say on a first date?”

Oh, Hell. But rulz is rulz. And to be fair, after writing this I clicked a few more times just to see what I could’ve won, and I think I got off quite easily. So here it is!

“Is that your real face?”
Swift knee to groin ends my dreams
Foot in mouth again.

I did try to do more than one but everything came out rather rude :-(.

I have optimistically placed this post in my “Poems” category.

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  1. October 24, 2015 at 11:04 am

    The random generator is the real challenge!


  2. October 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    That’s right, Ali. No one should ever say to their date, first date or otherwise, “Is that your real face?” You’ve got that right. Hilarious. There are no doubt other things a person shouldn’t say, but I’d put that one at the top of the list. πŸ˜€ — Suzanne


    • October 24, 2015 at 4:12 pm

      Yeah, that would definitely be right up there πŸ™‚


  3. Merbear74
    October 24, 2015 at 1:50 pm

    Too funny! πŸ™‚


  4. October 24, 2015 at 5:01 pm

    Only works on Halloween …. maybe.


    • October 24, 2015 at 5:03 pm

      Ha, yes! Not sure I’d risk it though, all the same πŸ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

  5. October 24, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    Sometimes, it’s not what you way. It’s laughing hysterically when he or she tries to kiss you. No matter how many times I apologizes, he just kept being pissed off.


    • October 25, 2015 at 6:04 am

      I’m not sure I’d handle that very well either πŸ™‚


  6. October 24, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    I love this character you’ve invented. Excellent haiku!


  7. October 24, 2015 at 11:51 pm

    With that as your pick-up line for introductions… at least you don’t have to waste a lot on money on second dates???


  8. October 25, 2015 at 2:14 am

    Imagine how it would have went should you have said “are those your real boobs?”….


    • October 25, 2015 at 6:11 am

      Hee πŸ™‚ Sometimes I think it’s better to keep one’s mouth shut and just smile!

      Liked by 1 person

      • October 25, 2015 at 6:16 am

        Smile and nod, I always say, just smile and nod.


        • October 25, 2015 at 6:18 am

          Not only does your strategy mean you don’t say something stupid, but it also makes you look like a great listener!

          Liked by 1 person

          • October 25, 2015 at 6:21 am

            It can however on rare occasion backfire. One must never space out and use it, otherwise you don’t know what you just smiled and nodded about… :/


  9. gentlestitches
    October 26, 2015 at 3:02 am

    HaHaHa! Loved it AND the comments. πŸ˜€


  10. October 27, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    I’d take foot in mouth over knee to groin… not that there is a choice here. Just saying. Nice haiku.


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