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Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Spotlight on Students: Writing House brings on Haiku Death Match

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

October 5, 2016

The heat was on this past Sept. 29, when the denizens of the Writing Interest House invited Whitman students to attend their Haiku Death Match. Visitors and residents alike were challenged to craft a sharp, witty haiku in 60 seconds, based on prompts that could vary from "flashlights" to "hickeys" and...

Olympic Haikus

Rosemary Hanson

February 6, 2014

Alpine skiing Oh, look, they can turn! What an important ski skill That I do not have…   Biathlon Glittering landscapes Broken only by ski tracks Shit, she's got a gun!   Bobsledding Let's all admit it We would not care about this Without "Cool Runnings." ...

Fall Haiku

Fall Haiku

Evelyn Levine

October 10, 2013

I am freezing cold Should I turn on the heating I am much too cheap The naked branches Science Building telescopes Silly astro perves I want a jacket I can't wear a North Face yet I am not wussy Lace-up boots are back Everyone has the same pair Steve Madden Trooper It's hicky season Hey let's go to TKE tonight Wear...

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