Posts tagged "Oprah Winfrey"

SOTU in Haiku: The Sport Of Politics

Hey! Fellow bloggers!Did you watch the speech last night?Any reaction? When Oprah shut down Michigan Avenue last year, we all wrote about it – including a couple of us here at Chicago Sports In Haiku.  The powers that be at ChicagoNow even created an “Oprah Watch” blog. But this morning, when I clicked on the... Read more »

Oprah In Haiku: The Palin Effect?

This might be what Oprah looked liked after interviewing Sarah Palin Just coincidence?Oprah to announce show’s endFour days post-Palin. Politics is sport, right?  But even if it’s got nothing to do with sports, I just couldn’t resist a haiku or two about a couple of my least favorite female celebrities, both of whom made news... Read more »

Oprah In Haiku: "O" The Chutzpah

Chicago Tribune Photo Really now, OprahClosing down North MichiganFor your T.V. show? “O” the snobbery“O” the unbridled ego“O” the arrogance Magnificent MileCrown jewel of ChicagoShut down just for you For fifty-three hoursThe great avenue will be Unmagnificent

Oprah in Haiku: World Series Parade

Tribune archive photo / Daley rode with Chuck Comiskey, left, and Bill Veek, right, down State Street as the city celebrated the White Sox winning the American League Pennant on Sept. 24, 1959. Shut down city streets?No, not for Oprah WinfreyJust for Cubs or Sox Win the World SeriesWe’ll get a parade…..and thenSHUT DOWN CITY... Read more »