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Haiku for HubPages

Updated on February 17, 2014

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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reading HubPages fab hubs
you won't want to stop

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      mr-veg 3 years ago from Colorado United States

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

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      John Hansen 3 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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      Rebecca Mealey 3 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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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

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

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      Christy Birmingham 3 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

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

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you Cristina and Vellur :)

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      CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

      Congratulations! No fun without sunshine! :)

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

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

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      Linda Bilyeu 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      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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      Victoria Lynn 3 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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      Ruchira 4 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      Angelo52 5 years ago from Central Florida

      Very clever.

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      AudraLeigh 5 years ago

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

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      Rich 5 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! : )

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      Daisy Mariposa 5 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      Martie Coetser 5 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      Ruchi Urvashi 5 years ago from Singapore

      Great and funny creation..

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

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

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      [ Danson Wachira ] 5 years ago from Nairobi, Kenya

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

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      Rema T V 5 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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      KDuBarry03 5 years ago

      Hubaholics unite!!! Love this, Linda

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      Rich 5 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!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Haha Nell and a Yeehaw to you too! :)

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      Stephanie Henkel 5 years ago from USA

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

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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

      Love the haiku, Yeehaw! lol!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      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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      Audrey Hunt 5 years ago from Nashville Tn.

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

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      Ishwaryaa Dhandapani 5 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      Rastamermaid 5 years ago from Universe

      Too cute for words Sunshine625!

      Keep on hopping and shining!

      Blessings!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      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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      Christy Birmingham 5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

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

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      Mary Hyatt 5 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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      B Lucy 5 years ago from Podunk, Virginia

      Thanks so much, Sunshine

      Oh, how you did make my day

      I voted you up!

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      Joshua Zerbini 5 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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      Audrey Hunt 5 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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      Janine Huldie 5 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      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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      Dianna Mendez 5 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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      Jessee R 5 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Welcome to the club Vicki!:)

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

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

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      Mary Craig 5 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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      Daisy Mariposa 5 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      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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      Dana Strang 5 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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      Christina Lornemark 5 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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      Mohan Kumar 5 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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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Good to read this again!

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      Jools99 5 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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      Deborah Neyens 5 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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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      It felt good to read this again.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I hope your day is just as wonderful Cyndi :)

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      Cynthia Sageleaf 5 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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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Welcome Sunshine! xoxo,M.

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      unknown spy

      Vellur

      Kelleyward

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

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      kelleyward 5 years ago

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

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

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

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      Very cute! A lovely haiku!

      voted up

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Superb Haiku Julie!! :)

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      Jools99 5 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      And what a wonderful essence we have Stephanie!:)

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      Stephanie Henkel 5 years ago from USA

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

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Ruchira ~ MosLadder ~ Sannel ~ Vinaya ~ Billybuc

      Your words are too kind

      Thank you for sharing your thoughts

      You make HubPages rock!

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      Bill Holland 5 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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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

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

      Nice work.

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      SanneL 5 years ago from Sweden

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

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      Chris Montgomery 5 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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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Awsome Haiku, Sunshine :)

      Brilliant work!

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Nell Rose ~ Debby ~ chrisam01 ~ Prasadjain ~ PDXKaraoke

      Your comments are appreciated! Keep on hubbin'!

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      likewise, sunshine

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      Dr.S.P.PADMA PRASAD 5 years ago from Tumkur

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

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      chrisam01 5 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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      Sondra 5 years ago from Neverland

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

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      Debby Bruck 5 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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      Nell Rose 5 years ago from England

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

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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      ThoughtSandwiches 5 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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      Linda Bilyeu 5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thank you for the comments fellow hubbers!:)

      Deborah

      Sharon

      Justin

      Mary

      Always appreciated!

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

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

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      so true, Linda. terrific. up and shared

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      Sharon Smith 5 years ago from Northeast Ohio USA

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

      Sharyn

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 6 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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      Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      drbj and sherry 6 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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      Tammy 6 years ago from North Carolina

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

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      Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Haha that was awesome Tammy!!!!

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      Tammy 6 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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      Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Keep on hubbin' Rosemay :))

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      Rosemary Sadler 6 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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      Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago from Orlando, FL

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

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      Yvonne Spence 6 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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      Linda Bilyeu 6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Thanks for hopping by Ricky and Stoker:)

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      Stokermm 6 years ago from Gainesville, FL

      Keep on hoppin! :) Nice haiku!