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The Daily Poetry Movement

Haiku Kung Fu by Hsing Lee. This stuff is great so I decided to copy what he had to say and pass all of it along to you, my dearest loyal poets and artists of the revolution. Our movement is created in fun but with knowledge!!! I hope you will memorize one and liberate the minds that view the toilet roll despenser. Their is nothing like getting the shit out! One must learn the great art of stencils to bring color to the cheeks of sidewalks. Every day carry chalk in your handbag to decorate the world. In the face of oppression we can mime their atrocities.Resist!
Forwarded with Compliments of Government of the USA in Exile (GUSAE): Free Americans Reaching Out to Amerika's Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free. NOTE: Just when I'm thinking most poetry has become quaint in these apocalyptic times, along comes this gentleman Hsing Lee to redeem totally one of my very favorite genres. -- kl, pp


Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 12:47:47 -0700
From: Hsing Lee

Haiku Kung Fu

It's been a while since my last post. There's a number of personal reasons for this which I won't get into, and one reason which I'm happy to share with my readers... I hate being wrong. These last few weeks, the future has been very uncertain. As Yoda said, a dark cloud hangs over us, and the future is difficult to see.

The illegal occupation of Iraq is turning into a long-term disaster. The US has resorted to giving jobs to looters (were they working for the US BEFORE they raided the museums?), hiring thugs to "keep the peace" just like Hitler did with the German Brown Shirts. The Shiites are unhappy, the Sunnis are unhappy, everyone's unhappy except Halliburton, Dyncorp, and Bechtel who are making billions in government contracts thanks to their connections to Cheney, Bush, and Rumsfeld.

I'll be writing up a piece on political thuggery and the current schemes of US oil interests shortly. In the meantime, here's some Haiku Kung Fu for you. Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry considered to be the highest form of artistic expression. It's considered such because one must be able to capture the essence of a thing in three short lines, consisting of 17 syllables. Not an easy thing to do.

I call this Haiku Kung Fu because it's martial Haiku. If anyone would like to send me some of their own Haikus for a later email, please feel free. I'll print the best ones down the road where it's appropriate.

Update coming soon people. Just have a couple more things to get done first.


Haiku Kung Fu

I choose the hard path
Knowing it will end in fire
Better death than fear

They take. Evil. Greed.
How many must profit kill?
It must be avenged.

Nazis. America.
History repeats itself.
Hitler is winning

A smile is priceless
America rapes and murders
That's why I can't smile

Vietnam. East Timor
Nicaragua. KKK.
Whos the terrorist?

First he went AWOL
Then Cocaine and DUI
Now he is Caesar

The Patriot Act
With us, or you serve terror
Jawohl mein Fuhrer

Senior hired Nazis
Prescott Bush worked with Nazis
Junior's number three

They stole Florida
They stopped black men from voting
Now we're ALL niggers.

You have no rights left
Bush and Ashcroft stole them all
Why won't you fight back?

What does it mean,
Compassionate Conservative?
English for Seig Heil

Kill. Steal. Rape. Murder.
It's all they ever do. Why?
Lies are all they know

Trap the poor. Get rich.
IMF insanity
Is killing us all

The Bush family.
They usher in the Fourth Reich

Loves Okinawa. They get
To rape little kids

Three thousand are dead
"Let no one profit", Bush said.
Dad's making billions.

I've seen true Evil
It has a face and a name
George W Bush

He drops cluster bombs
Women children die screaming
Does it make you proud?

No more Bill of Rights.
Military Tribunals.
It's called Fascism.

Dissent is a crime.
Truth is hidden. Media Lies.
Nineteen Eighty Four.

A war on terror?
Pentagon takes your money
Carlyle Group gets rich

Enron needed oil.
Bush threatened the Taliban
Now we pay the price

October twenty sixth
Bush burned the Constitution
Now he laughs at you

They lost Florida
James Baker said "FUCK THE JEWS"
Bush gave him the job.

I'm angry. Why?
Al Gore should be President.
It's time for a coup.

The Bushes sell drugs.
They poison your kids and laugh
Why are you so blind?

Knowledge was power.
Now it will put you in jail.
Don't be led to slaughter.

Confront the media
Try the exercise free speech
You'll find you're a slave

Bush is killing us
You, me, all of planet Earth.
Fight back or we'll die

Secure the Homeland?
It's the GESTAPO

Do something you fools
Iraq is a stepping stone
It's Bush's Poland

Dubya is Evil
The truth hurts but silence kills

Who did you vote for?
GOP? They're KKK.
Kick the bastards out!