Posts tagged "haikus"

Pregnant? Old? Stay in seat? Awwww, I dunno

Here’s another in a series of CTA haikus by Jen Masengarb. I can’t tell you how many times I asked myself this question. And stayed in my seat. give up seat on train? is she pregnant, is he old? don’t want to be wrong Chicago haiku no. 35 | December 2010 Now I’m embarrassed for... Read more »

Empty seat + crowded train = good reason

Here’s another in a series of CTA haikus by Jen Masengarb. crowded evening trainempty seat while riders standalways good reason Chicago haiku no. 66 | May 2011 *************************Follow CTA Tattler at my new Twitter page. Post your Crazy Commuting Story on the CTA Tattler Facebook wall. And like me!

CTA in haiku: The misplaced elbow caresses an ear

Here’s another in a series of CTA haikus by Jen Masengarb. This time Jen captures in 17 syllables the moment we rail riders we have all experienced. crowded morning trainSir, your elbow’s in my facehang on, play Twister Chicago haiku no. 15 | May 2010 *************************Follow CTA Tattler at my new Twitter page. Post your... Read more »
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The CTA voyeur just sees second-floor blur

Here’s another in our series of CTA haikus by Jen Masengarb. evening train is blurthousand kitchen windows glowglimpse of your home life Chicago haiku no. 67 | May 2011

CTA in haiku: When a smile is just a slight flirt, nothing more

Another in a series of CTA haikus by Jen Masengarb.   you gave up your seatbut my smile just meant ‘hi’now I’m embarrassed Chicago haiku no. 64 | April 2011 ************************Follow CTA Tattler at my Twitter page. Post your Crazy Commuting Story on the CTA Tattler Facebook wall.