Posts tagged "CTA in haiku"

CTA in haiku: The CTA commuter couple soap opera

CTA in haiku: The CTA commuter couple soap opera
Another in a series of CTA haikus by Jen Masengarb.   commuter couplemost mornings they laugh, todayhe won’t look at her Chicago haiku no. 57 | March 2011 Do you routinely see couples on the CTA? How do they act? Here’s a generalization – I have found that gay couples are more loving to each... Read more »

CTA in haiku: Crowded brush with hottie

Here’s another in an occasional series of haikus capturing the CTA experiences of Jen Masengarb. Read all her work on Tumblr. good God, you are hotonly on train this crowdedwould we stand this close Chicago haiku no. 46 | February 2011

CTA in haiku: snapping to attention on the bridge

Today we start an occasional series of haikus capturing the CTA experiences of Jen Masengarb. Read all her work on Tumblr. Of course, we are indebted to the Japanese for creating the haiku art form. Our hearts and sympathy go out to the Japanese as they cope with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.... Read more »
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CTA on paper: Artist depicts public transit denizens

CTA on paper: Artist depicts public transit denizens
Today we expand our roster of contributors again to include illustrations from my talented wife, Susan Wise. (You may recall that last week we featured the first in a series of CTA haikus by Jen  Masengarb.) Susan the artist carries a small notebook with her and dashes off quick sketches of people she sees on... Read more »