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Category: Haiku

Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles (a haiku)

Roscoe's Chicken and Waffes

Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles (Photo by Monique Judge aka the journalista)

Me, as a dinner

A number one with two thighs

with extra syrup

 

First of all, bitch, (stanza #4)

“friends with benefits”

is code for, “you be faithful”

I’ll do what I want.

First of all, bitch, (stanza #3)

I’m feeling myself

life is working out right now

I think I’ve got this

Monique - feeling myself

Monique – feeling myself

First of all, bitch, (stanza #2) – who am i?

The name is Monique

writer, creator, woman

black, proud, all out loud

Monique and her afro puff

Monique and her afro puff

First of all, bitch, (stanza #1)

First of all, bitch,

First of all, bitch,

it’s not about you
your need for validation
is not my problem

Self reflection

Monique collage in black and white

Monique collage in black and white

smiling and happy

this is how I see myself

loving who I am

Haiku #3 – Confused Homophones

This evening’s peak:

I pique your interest by

giving you a peek.

Haiku #2 – Keywords and Phrases pt 2

new journalism: a first-person subjective media perspective

 

Haiku #1 – “Keywords and Phrases”

Organization.

Discipline. Time management.

Self motivation.

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