Saturday, April 29, 2006

My first Haiku

There seems to be a trend for people to pop bits of poetry on their blogs, and, never one to ignore a passing bandwagon, here's mine.

April's end gets closer:
Vote for Keefieboy on Toot,
Receive samosa.

Did u spot the subliminal message! Toot persists in making it impossible for Internet Explorer users to cast their votes, and I hear that the programmer responsible is slightly indisposed at the moment (not my doing, honest). But if you have Opera, Firefox, Safari etc, these should work. 3 or 4 votes gets us into the top ten. 20-odd makes us the winner. So, off you go, thank you very much and your bribe samosa is in the post.



Blogger nzm said...

A samosa?

I'm still waiting for my Damas gift pack from last month!

6:48 pm  
Blogger Keefieboy said...

You know what the postal sefvice is like dontcha!

7:31 pm  
Blogger Lalit Paryani said...

From a Damas gift pack to a Samosa?
Budget restrictions, eh?

7:56 pm  
Blogger Keefieboy said...

Lalit: see, haiku's have to have 5 syllabubs in the first and last lines, and seven in the middle. So a final line reading 'Receive Damas gift pack' is one syllable too many. Sorry.

8:32 pm  
Blogger Roba said...


9:01 pm  
Anonymous Ahmad Humeid said...

great one!

11:36 pm  
Anonymous Daddy-inLaw said...

samosal have to toot you

12:29 am  
Blogger kaya said...

More like HICCU(p).
Really keefieboy you expect us to fall for the samosa thing.
So tell us what kind of samosa it is. mutton/chicken or vegetable? Is it a punjabi samosa? Or those tiny triangle ones from the malbaari joints with chunks of indistinguishable or should that be indisting-sqisshable bits.
Nah nah!The cost of things are going up and I have to pay for the installments on my property on Palm Island. A samosa will not do this time. You want to be on the top you must BAY THE BRICE or return the "KOH-I-NOOR".

10:01 am  
Blogger Grumpy Goat said...

On residential development:
New apartment block.
New views for new residents
And nowhere to park.

On motoring:
On Sheikh Zayed Road
Flashy car flashing headlights:
"I'm above the Law."

On retailing:
In Karama souq
Loads of junk; merchants mutter,
"Wanna buy a watch?"

On helpdesks:
Technical Support:
"Why don't you leave me alone
and RTFM?"

12:20 pm  
Blogger kaya said...

gee Grumpy. That just happen or have you had those around for a while.

1:25 pm  
Blogger Grumpy Goat said...

I wrote them, and others, over the last year or so. Jusk knew they'd come in useful eventually.

Confession time: The haiku about Karama is not of my muse.

2:30 pm  
Blogger kaya said...

Grumpy : explain RTFM Please.

8:04 pm  
Blogger MamaDuck said...

April passes. May stirs.
Samosas reach sell-by date.
Trumpets sadly toot.

Never mind.

11:14 pm  
Blogger Grumpy Goat said...

Kaya: Take a look at

It might be loosely translated as 'Peruse the instructions'.

8:04 am  
Blogger kaya said...

LOL @ grumpy
Thanks for the link. I liked "Read the FAQ n Manual" best!

4:14 pm  

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