Haiku for HubPages

To Hub, or Not To Hub: That is the Question.

I am grateful for
the HubPage community
where addicts meet up

We take a nibble
from creative published hubs
and post a comment

We like to pimp hubs
legal solicitation
no bail required

Laughter is a must
to entertain hub hoppers
does your face hurt yet

We have your genre
poems, mystery, fantasy
political too

Let your voice be heard
use your imagination
teach us what you know

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Sky9106 5 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

Legalized solicitation ! Well why not , my face does hurt from laughing.

Thanks for sharing he he he !we are not far apart so maybe I'll start hopping also.

Bless.


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WillStarr 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

Very good!


tammyswallow 5 years ago

Cute and inspiring... That is a great haiku!


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Looking forward to your visit Sky!

Thanks Will and Tammy!

Happy Hubbin':)


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Just Ask Susan 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Brilliant!!!!


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Mentalist acer 5 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

Though it's rare that I Hub Hop,I Hop At The Chance To Read Lindas' Sunshine Leaps.;-))


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chicagoguy 5 years ago from Chicago ,USA

good!!


Ghaelach 5 years ago

Hi Sunshine.

Short and straight to the point. Wonderful.

LOL Ghaelach


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helmutbiscut 5 years ago from Ohio

:) very cool.


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Your comments are always appreciated...you can hop my hubs anytime! Thank you:)

Susan

Mentalist

Chicago

Ghaelach

Helmut


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RealHousewife 5 years ago from St. Louis, MO

Ha! Cute fellow addict! Lol.


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AudreyHowitt 5 years ago from California

Very creative hub! And Big smiles to you!


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Hi RealDeal and Audrey! Thank you for hopping on by:)


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b. Malin 5 years ago

Thank you Susan for the very Creative Haiku Hub, I Smiled so, when I read it!


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BRIAN SLATER 5 years ago from Nottingham Uk

Sunshine. Voted up. You have certainly got everyone hopping mad. You're right its difficult to stop!


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

We're gonna hop until we drop Brian and Malin!


SusieQ42 5 years ago

Yep, rub-a-dub-dub, hop-a-hub! lol


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Good one Susie!!! :)


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fpherj48 5 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

Must be I've lived a sheltered (limited) life? I don't know haiku....nor ever heard of it. But I promise to learn, cause it looks like fun!!! Anyone care to give me a quick crach course??! I would be most grateful, my hub-hoppin-hubpages-hubber-hootin-howlin-haiku-hub-buddies!!!

Maybe we've all gone off the D E E P End?


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

It's easy Paula ... 5-7-5 syllables pattern with a theme. There's a video on my Haiku For The Holidays hub. I'm looking forward to your Haiku!!!:)


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fpherj48 5 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

OK...thank you.

I see what you say

It is really quite simple

I'm happy to play!


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RVDaniels 5 years ago from Athens, GA

Really cool hub, here. I liked it very much, haiku lady!


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Thank you RV! I'm a rookie haiku lady BUT I'm having lots of fun with them!


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raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

thank you for the light touch for i felt gloomy for these past days...i'm ready to hop with Mr. Rabbit...


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Yay Raci...I'm glad you are ready to hop again! Even hoppers need a break sometimes:)


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America

Very cute poem. Definitely worth a vote up. ;) :)


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Cagsil...my friend, you were in my thoughts as I was writing this:)


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Cagsil 5 years ago from USA or America

Thank you for the kind words, but I cannot imagine why. LOL! ;) :D


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Ray...read between the lines :))


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Cogerson 5 years ago from Virginia

Very nicely done...and even more impressive you managed to get the more pimp into the hub....lol. Thanks for the laugh of the day.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

Absolutely brilliant!!


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Cogerson, did you expect anything different from Sunshine? We gotta do what we gotta do:)

Hi MM ... Thank you for your comment:)


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thelyricwriter 5 years ago from West Virginia

Sunshine, BRILLIANT:) Very creative and well said.


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Stokermm 5 years ago from Gainesville, FL

Keep on hoppin! :) Nice haiku!


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Thanks for hopping by Ricky and Stoker:)


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Melovy 5 years ago from UK

Oh, this was fun. What a great hub - and I just loved the rabbit on his pogo stick too!


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Hi Melovy, thank you for stopping by on your special hubber day:)


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Rosemay50 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

Hopping in to say I love this, very creative and fun. Love the rabbit on the pogo stick


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Keep on hubbin' Rosemay :))


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tammyswallow 5 years ago from North Carolina

An awesome new hub.

Certainly not a big flub.

Now time for some grub...

I am not as good at these as you are. :)


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Sunshine625 5 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Haha that was awesome Tammy!!!!


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tammyswallow 5 years ago from North Carolina

A feeble attempt.. but thank you.. You are an inspiration!


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drbj 4 years ago from south Florida

Hi, Susan. I received a great pre-Christmas gift so:

I can now Hub hop

Even faster than before

With my new Hi-pad.

Thanks for the fun Haiku.


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Hi drbj...Congrats on your new Hi-pad! Enjoy! -Sunshine


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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

this is very cute and funny.. Yes My face hurts from laughing... Have a great Christmas..I voted up up up.


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Sharyn's Slant 4 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA

Very enjoyable SS and oh, so true! Good one!

Sharyn


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

so true, Linda. terrific. up and shared


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mary615 4 years ago from Florida

This was great! Yes, I'll keep on Hub Hopping! Have a wonderful Christmas, friend.


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Thank you for the comments fellow hubbers!:)

Deborah

Sharon

Justin

Mary

Always appreciated!


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ThoughtSandwiches 4 years ago from Reno, Nevada

Legal solicitation? I live in Reno...I know of what you speak! This Hub thing is much cheaper...

Another Great Job Linda!

Thomas


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Hi Thomas! Pimping is legal on HP not in Reno! lol Thank you for stopping by:)


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Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

Hi, thanks for the laugh! lol! I hop from one to the other!


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Debby Bruck 4 years ago

Cute community haiku, Susan. I read outloud as I counted the lines. The picture of Hoppy brought me hare. [here] Blessings, Debby


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Ardie 4 years ago from Neverland

You are such a talent! Im lucky to be part of this wonderful group :D


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chrisam01 4 years ago from Los Angeles, California, USA

I don't really hop hubs but I do appreciate this hub! Voted up!


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prasadjain 4 years ago from Tumkur

Its OK ma'm.I smiled a little after reading them.


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

likewise, sunshine


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Nell Rose ~ Debby ~ chrisam01 ~ Prasadjain ~ PDXKaraoke

Your comments are appreciated! Keep on hubbin'!


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Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

Awsome Haiku, Sunshine :)

Brilliant work!


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MosLadder 4 years ago from Irvine, CA

I had to smile, thanks. Now say Hubpages hubbers hubs 10 times fast. Hubpages hubers h, dang already botched it. :-)


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SanneL 4 years ago from Sweden

This haiku got me grinning from ear to ear! Terrific!!!


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Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

While reading, I felt like you are expressing my feelings.

Nice work.


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billybuc 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

Love it! Some day I'll try my hand at this stuff, but until then I'll leave it to those of you who are much more talented in this genre than I. Great job Linda!


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Ruchira ~ MosLadder ~ Sannel ~ Vinaya ~ Billybuc

Your words are too kind

Thank you for sharing your thoughts

You make HubPages rock!


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Stephanie Henkel 4 years ago from USA

Very cute, Linda! You've captured our essence! :)


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

And what a wonderful essence we have Stephanie!:)


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Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

Your words are like sun

Shining on hubbers faces

Your warmth makes us smile

Lovely haiku Linda :o)


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Superb Haiku Julie!! :)


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unknown spy 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

Very cute! A lovely haiku!

voted up


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Vellur 4 years ago from Dubai

Loved your poem. Very cute and wonderful. Heart warming. Voted up and shared.


kelleyward 4 years ago

Very cute Sunshine! I love how your hubs make me smile! Have a great day! Kelley


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

unknown spy

Vellur

Kelleyward

Thank you for hopping on by! Much appreciated!:)


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unknown spy 4 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

Welcome Sunshine! xoxo,M.


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cclitgirl 4 years ago from Western NC

Awww, this is so sweet! You have brightened my day. I really think HubPages is an addiction. XD Thank you for reminding me. Have a WONDERFUL day!


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

I hope your day is just as wonderful Cyndi :)


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Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

It felt good to read this again.


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DeborahNeyens 4 years ago from Iowa

So cute, Linda. I missed this the first time around. Glad I found it now. Legal soliciation, indeed!


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Jools99 4 years ago from North-East UK

I like to haiku Sunshine and this is a nice, topical one! And I like the words pimp, solicitation and legal used in a poem :o)

Voted up.


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Movie Master 4 years ago from United Kingdom

Good to read this again!


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Docmo 4 years ago from UK

Nice topical one about hubs and hubbers, Linda. I like the way you've captured key themes of hubland in these little haiku gems. May need to be adopted as hub anthems!


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thougtforce 4 years ago from Sweden

This is a lovely haiku and the picture of the hopper says it all! It is fun to be a hubber! Love it:)

Tina


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DanaTeresa 4 years ago from Ohio

Love the bunny pitures! This is very cute. But hey, who are you calling an addict! I like to think of myself as, um... Hello, my name is Dana, and I am a Hubaholic... :)


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Thank you all for hopping on by! I appreciate it and you!!

Vinaya Ghimire ~ DeborahNeyens ~ Jools99 ~ Movie Master ~ Docmo ~ Thougtforce ~ DanaTeresa


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Daisy Mariposa 4 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

Linda (Sunshine),

I hopped on over to read your very topical Haiku. I was very hoppy to do so.

Seriously, I enjoyed your collection of Haiku.


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tillsontitan 4 years ago from New York

"legal solicitation - no bail required" "pimp hubs" Hmmm, what does this say about all us addicts ;) How aptly put even though it's not a list.

Great humor in a nice haiku..and we're all a part of it!

Voted up, funny and awesome.


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Hello Daisy and Mary my fellow addicts! I'm happy you both hopped on by for a visit:)


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

This is so cute! And so true! I'm addicted!


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Welcome to the club Vicki!:)


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rahul0324 4 years ago from Gurgaon, India

Excellent Haikus... I admit... I am afraid to Haiku.. It seems too difficult for me... But you do it quite well!


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teaches12345 4 years ago

I love the rabbit on the stick! Thanks for the inspriation and encouragement on writing in general. Don't know if I could do a haiku art form, but I admire those who do have the talent. Great poem.


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Rahul, If I could do it...so can you! Give it a try!:)

Dianna, As I suggested to Rahul...you'd be surprised at what you could do!:)


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Janine Huldie 4 years ago from New York, New York

Linda, finally getting a chance to catch up for a few minutes and read this and loved it. Loved the way you explained HubPages in a Haiku. Such a creative and different way to do this. Voted up and shared of course!!


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vocalcoach 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

Oh - this is so you Linda. I'm sitting here with a gentle smile on my face that began when I started reading your Haiku with hubpages as your topic and continued through to the very end. I'm going to start calling you "the smilemaker." You're some very good medicine for me!


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josh3418 4 years ago from Pennsylvania

Linda,

Great job, this haiku rocked! Way to promote hubpages! No bail required and legal solicitation! LOL Awesome job! Many votes and sharing Linda1


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B Lucy 4 years ago from Podunk, Virginia

Thanks so much, Sunshine

Oh, how you did make my day

I voted you up!


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mary615 4 years ago from Florida

Really cute! I loved it!

I voted it UP, and I shared so others can enjoy it, too


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ChristyWrites 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

Awe so cute! I love the addition of the photo at the end too.


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Janine Huldie ~ VocalCoach ~ Josh3418 ~ Mary615 ~ B Lucy ~ ChristyWrites ... Thank you, Thank you very much for hopping on over to my hub and showing some hub support to this fellow hubber and friend!:)


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Rastamermaid 4 years ago from Universe

Too cute for words Sunshine625!

Keep on hopping and shining!

Blessings!


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Hi Keli! Thank you for your support and your comment! :))


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ishwaryaa22 4 years ago from Chennai, India

A cute haiku! You have the gift of writing haikus! I considered myself blessed to be the part of HubPages which is truly the writers' paradise and recently, I enjoyed hub-hopping thanks to you! Keep on entertaining us with more of your upcoming sweet haikus! Well-done!

Thanks for SHARING. Awesome & Interesting. Voted up


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vocalcoach 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

I feel so warm and fuzzy after reading your fun haiku. Thanks Linda!


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Hi Ish and Audrey, Thank you for visiting my HubPages Haiku. I'm glad you enjoyed it and it made you smile! :)


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Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

Love the haiku, Yeehaw! lol!


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Stephanie Henkel 4 years ago from USA

Love it, Linda! It gave me another smile today! :)


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Haha Nell and a Yeehaw to you too! :)


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Hi Steph...Yay for a smile! :)


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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

I tried to join but it wouldn't let me. Said something about duplicate content. C'est le vie!

Thanks for the smile, Linda. Needed it right now!


KDuBarry03 4 years ago

Hubaholics unite!!! Love this, Linda


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remaniki 4 years ago from Chennai, India

Terrific Haiku Linda. Enjoyed it and as is typical of your sunshine hubs brought a wide grin to my face. Lovely hub! Cheers, Rema.


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dwachira 4 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

Hubpages is great, awesome and a wonderful community. Voted up.


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rajan jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

Enjoyable read, Linda. Great start to a day! Thanks.


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Ruchi Urvashi 4 years ago from Singapore

Great and funny creation..


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

rcrumple ~ KDuBarry03 ~ remaniki ~ dwachira ~ rajan jolly ~ Ruchi Urvashi ... Thank you fellow HubPage Fanatics for stopping by and sharing some hublove!


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MartieCoetser 4 years ago from South Africa

I am still trying to get on top of Chinese poetry. Haiku seems to be a great challenge.

Of course you'll always get a YEEHAW from me, Sunshine, because you are a heehaw lady :))


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Why thank you SAA, I always appreciate a YEEHAW! :)


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Daisy Mariposa 4 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

Linda,

I hopped on over for a second read of your haiku. Great job!


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rcrumple 4 years ago from Kentucky

Let's get this score up a little. Hell, HP's ought to make this one of their advertising hubs. Oooops, forgot, they'd rather not have poetry. Cest la Vie, I liked it! : )


AudraLeigh 4 years ago

I like how you solicited in a poem...great idea!!!


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Angelo52 4 years ago from Central Florida

Very clever.


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Sunshine625 4 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Daisy ~ Richard ~ Audra ~ Angelo ... Thank you for hopping on over to my Haiku for HubPages hub!


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Ruchira 3 years ago from United States

Revisiting again and thanking HP for helping me meet you and many other dynamic personalities :)

cheers!


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Victoria Lynn 2 years ago from Arkansas, USA

Congrats on your 3 year HP anniversary. My, how fast it does go by! Love your haiku! :-)


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Sunshine625 2 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Thank you Vicki! The past 3 years with HubPages has been quite a ride. I'm thankful for the amazing friends I met. Such as you! :)


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Vellur 2 years ago from Dubai

Congratulations on your three years HP anniversary. Great haiku, loved it!


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CrisSp 2 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

Congratulations! No fun without sunshine! :)


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Sunshine625 2 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Thank you Cristina and Vellur :)


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ChristyWrites 2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

So proud of you for your 3-year anniversary, Sunshine! xx


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Nell Rose 2 years ago from England

Hub Hub and away! lol! came back for another read!


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rebeccamealey 2 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

This is very cute and well put together. I love Haikus and this is a nice string of them, and a dedication to Hubbers. Thanks!


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Jodah 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

Great haiku poem Sunshine and a good message that I have to agree with...lol. Gotta love hubbing! Voted up.


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mr-veg 2 years ago from Colorado United States

Cool way of getting the message out !! you are awesome !!


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Sunshine625 2 years ago from Orlando, FL Author

Thank you Christy ~ Nell ~ Rebecca ~ John and MrVeg! :)

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