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Walkus 98-103 (Tennyson, Walks & Rover) by Vega & Haiku

haiku-poetry walkus 98-103

Walku 98 (Tennyson)

Vega:
“Water to the left…”
Haiku:
“Water to the right…”
Both:
“Into the puddles!”

-/-

Walku 99 (A Walk in the Woods)

Vega:
“Along forest paths
Through the winding woods we go…”
Haiku:
“Daddy will guide us.”

-/-

Walku 100 (Rover!)

Haiku:
“What’s ‘Roverandom?’ ”
Vega:
“It is a book by Tolkein.
It’s about a dog.”

Walku 101 (and Rover again!)
Haiku:
“What does this dog do?”
Vega:
“He has lots of adventures
And goes to the moon.”

Walku 102 (Rover and Out!)
Haiku:
“Is he big and brave?”
Vega:
“No, pint-size; he is tiny –
Smaller than you are!”

Walku 103 (And Really Out)

Haiku:
“It’s not ‘quantity’
It’s the quality that counts –
And it’s there ‘I’ win!”.

-/-

Haiku today is going on her first solo Walkus - 4 penned with a wistful feel to them.

#puppy # puppies

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Eight Walkus (89-93 with variations) by Vega & Haiku

Walkus 89-93

Walku 89 (Forest 1)

Haiku:
“How ‘New’ did you say?”
Vega:
It is a thousand years ‘New!’ ”
Haiku:
“Wow! How ‘New’ am I!”
-/-
Walku 90 (Forest 2)

Vega:
“The forest, at night…
Is much, much, much… much darker…
Haiku:
“Than in the daytime?”
=/=
Walku 91 (Career Path – Dad’s Attempt)
Haiku:
A Llama-Farmer
He said he’d had a break-in;
Fitted an alarm!
=/=
Walku 91a (Career Path?)

Vega:
Was that one of Dad’s?
Haiku:
He ‘was’ trying to rhyme it –
But, mine is ‘better!’
-/-
Walku 91b (Career Path – Haiku’s better attempt)

Haiku:
“A Llama Farmer?”
Vega:
“It’s a secure job, Haiku.”
Haiku:
“No cause for alarm!”

-/-

Black Llama

Walku 91c (When you grow up…)

Haiku:

“When you do grow up…”

Vega:

“You trying to be funny?”

Haiku:

“…you will look like that!
-/-
Walku 92 (Joke 1)
Haiku:
“How do wet dogs smell?”
Vega:
“I don’t know – how do they smell?”
Haiku:
“Awful!”
Vega:
“Like that joke.”
-/-
Walku 93 (Puppy Banter)
Haiku:
Where’s Quasimodo?
Vega:
I’ve got a hunch he’ll be back!
Haiku:
That name rings a bell!
-/-
Haiku and Vega 1 edit

Walkus 86-88 (Squirrel 2, Dad Again & Greetings!) by Vega & Haiku

haiku-poetry walkus 86-88

Walku 86 (Squirrel 2)
Haiku:
“I’m Squirrel Nutkin?”
Vega:
“No, I am; and so’s my wife!”
Haiku:
“No – still don’t get it.”

Walku 87 (Dad – Again!)
Haiku:
“What is dad doing?”
Vega:
“Just being Dad – he’s a bit…”
Haiku:
” Silly?”
Vega:
“That’s ‘one’ word!”

Walku 88 (Greetings!)
Vega:
“Hello! Hi! Hello!”
Haiku:
“Hi! Hello! Hi! Hello! Hi!
Both:
“Can we lick you! Yay!”

-/-

Haiku and Vega 1 edit

Walkus 77-79 (Licence, Bear & Two Helicopters) by Vega & Haiku

haiku-poetry walkus 77-79

Walku 77 (Do I need a Poetic Dog Licence?)

Vega:

“A season of mist…

…And mellow fruitfulness…”

Haiku:

“What?”

Vega:

“Keats!”

Haiku:

“It’s not ‘that’ bad!”

-/-

Walku 78 (Bear!)

Haiku:

“I saw a ‘big bear!’

Vega:

“Where?”

Haiku:

“There!”

Vega:

“You’re pointing at me!”

Haiku:

“It’s behind you!”

Vega:

“Aaaargh!”

Haiku:

“:)”Helicopter

Walku 79 (Two Helicopters)

Vega:

“…That’s a little one

…And that one is far away…!

Haiku:

“Can’t you be Dougal?”

Haiku and Vega 1 edit

Walku 76 (Pet Shop Girls) by Vega & Haiku

haiku-poetry walkus 76 jollyes-logo-2 (This haiku is not sponsored by Jollyes – but if they wish to sponsor the pups… please get in touch 🙂 @Jollyes1

Walku 76 (Pet Shop Girls)

Vega:

“Piggy Ears!”

Haiku:

“Big Nose!”

Vega:

“No, they’re selling ‘Piggy Ears!’ ”

Haiku:

” I know that, Big Nose!”

-/-

Haiku and Vega 1 edit

Walkus 74a, 74b, 74c & 75 (Now you see me…, Another Party, Obvious & Swans a-Swimming) by Vega & Haiku

Walku 74a b c and 75

Walku 74a (Now you see me…)
Haiku:
“Now listen up, chaps!
The first rule of camouflage…
Is to blend right in!”

-/-

Walku 74b (Another Party)
Vega:
“Fancy-dress party?”
Haiku:
“Yup!”
Vega:
“Going as a forest?”
Haiku:
“Yup!
Vega:
“Lucky guess!”
Haiku:
“Yup!”

-/-
Walku 74c (Obvious!)
Vega:
“What you going as?”
Haiku:
“I’m going as a forest!”
Vega:
“I’d never have guessed.”

-/-
Walku 75

Walku 75 (Swans a-Swimming)

Haiku:

“It was seven swans!”

Vega:

“What?”

Haiku:

“In the Christmas carol!”

Vega:

“… My name’s not Carol!”

Haiku and Vega 1 edit

Walkus 72-73 (Come on in! & One Sock Between Us) by Vega & Haiku

haiku-poetry walkus 72-73

Walku 72 (Come on in!)

Vega:

“Come on in – it’s great!”

It’s not as cold as it looks!”

Haiku:

“Ok-ay… it’s freezing!”

-/-

Vega and Haiku - one sock

Walku 73 (One Sock Between Us)

Vega:

“We were so poor we…”

Haiku:

“…only had one sock between us…”

Vega:

“…and starvation!”

Both:

“Lol!”

Haiku and Vega 1 edit