It’s going to take some rough scrubbing, but that clown’s smile will come right off. —Red Leaf Haiku…

It’s going to take 

some rough scrubbing, but that clown’s 

smile will come right off. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

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Most fixate on some loose shard rather than confront the kaleidoscope. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John…

Most fixate on some 

loose shard rather than confront 

the kaleidoscope. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

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“Genius is the ability to receive from the universe.”

“Genius is the ability to receive from the universe.”

I Ching

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Anything of true beauty carries at least some awful reflection. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark…

Anything of true 

beauty carries at least some 

awful reflection. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

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Virgins and harlots both strike their matches against the same coarse surface. —Red Leaf Haiku by ©…

Virgins and harlots 

both strike their matches against 

the same coarse surface. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

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To the programmer’s credit, once again today looks profoundly real. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark…

To the programmer’s 

credit, once again today 

looks profoundly real. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

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The red sun cracks. The blue mud on her dress begins to cover us both. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John…

The red sun cracks. The 

blue mud on her dress begins 

to cover us both. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

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A ruined castle is a most burdensome place to build a castle. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

A ruined castle 

is a most burdensome place 

to build a castle. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

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