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9 minutes ago, Rocks said:

Kisenosato

Yokozuna no more

Refrigerator

May I suggest that "Yokozuna no longer" would fit the scan of a haiku better!

Cheers, Getayukata

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12 hours ago, Yamanashi said:

Kisenosato,

Checking real estate ads for

"Houses with Dohyo"

Takanohana
has now an empty building;
perhaps he will sell.

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In honor of the new movie about the poet Kitahara Hakush ("Konomichi"), here is a tanka poem about this basho:

 

"Make your muscles big! Good for shoving and pulling; Make your body fat! Good for pushing and staying; Hope you never hurt your knee."

 

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On 16/01/2019 at 18:12, Getayukata said:

May I suggest that "Yokozuna no longer" would fit the scan of a haiku better!

Cheers, Getayukata

Maybe "Yokozuna no more" was his way of saying "Yokozuna with omission"(Sigh...)

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A life in the ring

The taste of a win or loss

Is always of salt

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Kisenosato,

Has a new job and new name,

And has grown a smile.

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Last week, ice and rain;

But Spring has come at last! And ...

What? Freeze warning? What !?

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For Tochinoshin
there is a springtime challenge:
blossom, or lose rank.

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Takakeishou up

Tochinoshin loses rank

Ten wins and he's back

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7 hours ago, Kintamayama said:

Takakeishou up

Tochinoshin loses rank

Ten wins and he's back

Nice use of rather long shikona.  It reminds me that some rikishi may never be immortalized in a Haiku, because they have more than five syllables.

There isn't much left to work with when your middle line is "Yo Wakatakakage!"

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Cut down without thought

A small branch on the tree stump

Climbs toward the sky

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Posted (edited)

Heisei to Reiwa

Does it start with a rei?

or is nilharmony

Edited by Akinomaki
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12 hours ago, Kaninoyama said:

School starts today

Soon my head will be filled with

More useless knowledge

How does the first line parse: 4 syllables or 5?

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6 hours ago, Yamanashi said:

How does the first line parse: 4 syllables or 5?

To my ear:

Scho ol starts to day (5)

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On 02/04/2019 at 02:31, Kaninoyama said:

School starts today

Soon my head will be filled with

More useless knowledge

Two tweaks offered:

School starts up today / School begins today

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Sakura have passed,

Shades of green are on the land,

Come, Natsu Basho!

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My car seat burnt me

Neighbor's lawn has turned to straw

" ... but it's a dry heat ... "

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3 hours ago, Yamanashi said:

My car seat burnt me

Neighbor's lawn has turned to straw

" ... but it's a dry heat ... "

Can't see for the fog

The garden is like a bog

Saving on sunscreen

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Here comes the New Guard!

Time to flush out the Old Guard?

... Guess the Yoke's on you.

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Dog days of August,

Jungyo news, chatter chatter ...

Come, Aki basho!

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