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2020-07-02 8:52:33 PM  
Welcome Fark Artists to your weekly Fartist Friday Contest. This week, write an original Haiku about the view from your window.

A Haiku is described as "a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world. Or, a poem in English written in the form of a haiku."

My own example:

The backyard beckons
Sunflowers sway in the breeze
But it's too damn hot

Fartist Fridays are weekly creativity contests that you can participate in with things you have on hand, since many of us are stuck at home right now. If you have an idea for a future contest theme, please send it along to Farkback. Show off your skills (or lack thereof!) while we practice socially distancing together, and be sure to vote for your favorite entries.

Congratulations to last week's winner, jbtilley!

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This week's theme: Write an original Haiku about the view from your window.

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2020-07-02 9:20:57 PM  
All houses half built
Noise of hammers, saws, Spanish
Summer will be long
2020-07-02 9:21:43 PM  
My back yard spiral
Meditation labyrinth
Is a calendar

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2020-07-02 9:36:30 PM  
Boquet of flowers,
Color and beauty galore.
Jaded to the view.
2020-07-02 9:44:21 PM  
Outside my window
Freshly mowed lawn and a tree
And my dog's dried turds.
2020-07-02 9:56:17 PM  
I look down upon
Those less fortunate than I
But always feel sad
2020-07-02 10:08:03 PM  
Everything's bright
Sun brings warmth and happiness
Except to my heart
2020-07-02 10:24:43 PM  
So many people
Laughing, smiling, embracing
I must look away
2020-07-02 10:26:10 PM  
View from my window?
Dogs, trees, flowers but no people
It's so lonely here
2020-07-02 10:48:18 PM  
I see Manhattan 
Just over the East River
Are there people there?
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2020-07-02 10:59:29 PM  
No ends can be found

The rainbow truth is simply

The grass is the gold

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2020-07-02 11:06:36 PM  
The moon is aglow.
Fireworks of fireflies in trees
Beckon me outside.
2020-07-02 11:07:53 PM  
Orange lilies fade
As the heat rises with sun
Will it ever break
2020-07-02 11:08:34 PM  
Peering up thru my parents basement window, my home
At the metal receptacles of garbage, like my life
I only wish I could afford TotalFark, but alas, I bought ENRON
2020-07-02 11:30:11 PM  
I miss my fambly
I miss seeing all my friends
But my yard's so green
2020-07-02 11:46:05 PM  
The breeze through the window blows
My long curtains I must tuck it
I am the Man from Nantucket
2020-07-02 11:57:12 PM  
I say Ahoy-hoy
its my favorite greeting
Subby is my kind of cool
2020-07-03 12:03:37 AM  
Through the porthole
Down at the pier
Ahoy, Liberty Call
2020-07-03 1:43:12 AM  
The owl hoots again
Its mournful cry calls to me
Where are my feathers?
2020-07-03 1:45:16 AM  
Trucks battle for space
Signatures and packages
Lost and tossed aside
2020-07-03 1:47:21 AM  
Light beams gilding me;
Moon, stop making promises
You know you won't keep.
2020-07-03 2:00:51 AM  
Thor hates everyone
Fark these particular six fish
Summer in Florida
2020-07-03 2:04:26 AM  

Mztlplx: Thor hates everyone
Fark these particular six fish
Summer in Florida

Summer in Florida
Florida summer

/fixed count.  It's late.
2020-07-03 2:07:07 AM  
Larry's in the tree
I'm afraid one day he'll learn
he can climb the fence
2020-07-03 4:14:07 AM  
Neighbor sleeps in trash
Bags piled upon his driveway
Clean your garbage, ass
2020-07-03 5:35:42 AM  
Crazy homeless guy yells
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People look no one cares
2020-07-03 7:58:28 AM  
I moved my office
I am now in the upstairs
I now see the road

And as I type this
a pickup truck drives on by
"Trump 2020"

You get 3 versus
Because it's pretty early
I have got some time
2020-07-03 10:01:53 AM  
Rain on windshield falls
No food orders coming in
No money today
2020-07-03 11:36:22 AM  
Social distancing.
Bloke opposite takes the piss:
Open house Friday.
2020-07-03 12:11:29 PM  
Dumpster detritus
Changes daily. I see lots
Of tv boxes.
2020-07-03 12:12:44 PM  
cat in the window
see the bird land in the tree
cat flips the fark out
2020-07-03 12:14:57 PM  
Windowless dark room
Trash and laundry all over
Drink myself to death
2020-07-03 12:15:16 PM  
Man sweeps steps
Flowers burst with summer color
Looks like rain
2020-07-03 12:17:16 PM  
A cooler sits closed
upon stone dog a wren sits
husky plays in dreams
2020-07-03 12:21:05 PM  
Ground floor, bush, dog poop
It floods every time it rains hard
Rest is parking lot
2020-07-03 12:23:51 PM  
Whups - messed that up:

A cul-de-sac of
Unquiet desperation
Framed with Roman tabs
2020-07-03 12:26:16 PM  
I seek Summer sun
But all that I see is gray
2020-07-03 12:28:00 PM  
2020-07-03 12:29:38 PM  
see neighbor's koi pond
babbling water birdbath
free for me no work
2020-07-03 12:31:04 PM  
The hollyhocks reach
skyward and deep beneath
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2020-07-03 12:31:34 PM  
Gaze into distance
The neighbor mows his front yard
2020-07-03 12:38:47 PM  
Mountain's majesty
Behind a rising tower
Cranes in the blue sky

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2020-07-03 12:40:17 PM  
A shadow I've seen
As a bluebird sings softly
Cannot be unseen
2020-07-03 12:41:07 PM  
Occasional bear
Driftwood art
2020-07-03 12:41:58 PM  
Metal machines and men
Tear down the buildings and walls
Lemon tree stands still
2020-07-03 12:43:15 PM  
Fireworks cancelled
Dad can still make a light show
With only the grill
2020-07-03 12:51:53 PM  
Evenfall pavement
before milky asscrack stroll
despite the trampstamp

/waiting in the car while my kid got a haircut the other day
//some young lady with an openback top had a full 2" of crack on display
///sort of want
2020-07-03 12:52:06 PM  
Kids on slip and slide
Playing with the garden hose
Rainbows everywhere
2020-07-03 12:53:59 PM  
Weeds litter the ground
Pulled but not yet tossed away
I need more lawn bags
2020-07-03 1:01:54 PM  
Sun is very bright
Crazy lady in alley
Those f*cking kayaks
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