Friday, April 08, 2011

Photo Finish Friday: Haik-Woo #43

Woo, everypup and everycat.  It's me - Dave.  For Photo Finish Friday this week, we couldn't decide what to post.  I thought Zim was going to post more pix of our walks (we've been going on an awful lot of forced road marches -- I mean really nice, long walks lately) but Zim had another idea.

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"How about you post your latest Haik-Woo, Dave?"

He wanted me to show you my new Haik-Woo!  He's just the best, most supportive kid brother a guy could ask for!  Oh... he was re-reading a card we got in the mail from Huffle Mawson and her family.  The envelope has really cool military fighter plane stamps on it!  The card was nice, too.

Anyway, I thought I'd go with his idea to share my latest Haik-Woo.*  I'm dedicating this one to my mom, from her Guide Dog for the Color Blind.

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I can't wait to get into the Studio and get to work!

Luv,
Dave

*Note:  Many of you are familiar with the Japanese haiku: three lines, 17 syllables total of non-rhyming verse -- 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the middle, and 5 in the last. Haik-Woo is similar, only the last word of that third line has to be my favorite word - "woo". It's very challenging to get your point across descriptively yet briefly. And that's why Haik-Woo is quite the art form.

15 comments:

  1. i can't count, nor can my Jeannie

    But we think your haik-woo are quite geeeeeeenie.....ous.

    this is def not 17 syallububbles, nor very clever

    but we will be your friends.....

    forever and ever.

    I rest my case. Which is rather heavy after all this counting.

    Marvin xxxxxxxx who is not at all numerate. Nor is his Jeannie xxxx

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  2. no way did we keep this last Marvin Woo under any form of syllabubbles, but we enjoyed the interaction!!

    Poetry for all we say. We love the fact Dave is a poet.

    And Marvin toooooo

    Wooooooo.

    J xx

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  3. Dave, we love your Haik-Woos! You are a very talented poet in addition to being very handsome!

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  4. Great job Dave! Love that new fabric, so pretty and colorful.

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  5. Love your mom's new fabric. Good thing she has you to help her!

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  6. Woo are obviously very clever :-)

    Wizz

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  7. Very cool! Can't wait to see what you make with the new fabric!

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  8. That is an excellent haiku, Davy. Glad you liked the card and especially the stamps!

    Huffs

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  9. Sure it is an art!
    And you did it pawesome!
    Happy friday!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  10. We love your Haik-woo
    Dave the Sibe with much talent
    We are big fans - Woo!

    How's that?

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  11. I think you're a genius with that Haik Woo thing!

    Mom cant even compete with woo and she's been trying it for awhile.. guess she's not as poetic as she'd like to be! :(

    Have a great weekend!

    Cheers,
    Maxx and mommy

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  12. Dave, you are a brilliant poet. We love your haik-woo!

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  13. We are loving your Haik-Woo, Dave! It's brilliant!

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

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  14. That's a great haik-woo, Dave!

    Sam

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