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osaka haiku



A haiku can be loosely defined as a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven and five.

As a direct consequence of the above definition, the Osaka-related haiku seen below happened.

If you can do better (or worse), please post your Osaka-related haiku in the comments section.


Osaka sandwich
Between Kyoto and Kobe
Without mayonnaise


Concrete Sky Building
Looms large over the concrete
That is Osaka


Boiling hot summers
And freezing cold in winter
There is nothing else


Many arms moving
Chopped into little pieces
It's takoyaki


Osaka, Tokyo
A friendly rivalry, yes?
Or full of hatred


In the day all grey
At night a neon light show
Next day hangover



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On Monday, 19 June, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said:

This post made my day. Thank you.  



On Monday, 19 June, 2006, Anonymous quaisi said:

Samurai Blue Team
Did the Samurai wear blue?
I`m not really sure


(not entirely Osaka related though timely?)

Apologies :)  



On Monday, 19 June, 2006, Anonymous lee said:

Took a trip there once
It seems a lot like Tokyo
Only dirtier  



On Monday, 19 June, 2006, Blogger Kallun said:

A thing of beauty
Australia beat Japan
And next, Croatia  



On Tuesday, 20 June, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said:

Which is worse my friend?
England are bad winners yes,
but Aus, crap losers.  



On Wednesday, 21 June, 2006, Blogger Val said:

Lost in Osaka,
Scary, crowded,confusing.
That's just the station!  



On Friday, 23 June, 2006, Blogger Kallun said:

Oz wins, loses, draws,
And for the first time ever,
The "Final 16".  



On Friday, 23 June, 2006, Blogger Under the Radar said:

Abstract wailing at
Mccartenys Birthday basho
He didn't come  



On Saturday, 22 July, 2006, Anonymous RisingSunOfNihon said:

where did I go to
Osaka Japan is where they told me
but it might be Tokyou

hmm I fallowed the 5 7 5 but its different cuz in Japan . its 5 7 5 letters...not words.  



On Tuesday, 29 December, 2009, Anonymous Anonymous said:

Midosuji hell
Dotonburi crazed neon
Tennoji street man  



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