Posts tagged "Twitter"

Clueless In Haiku: Just Be Quiet

Clueless In Haiku: Just Be Quiet
  On Friday I learned: If you’re not in the majors Then you can’t complain   I didn’t see the Cubs lose to the Braves 4-1 on Friday night. We got to dinner just in time to see the score as the 8th inning started, so we paid more attention to our meal than to... Read more »

Marmol In Haiku: The View From Twitter

Marmol In Haiku: The View From Twitter
  To read what Cubs fans Think about Carlos Marmol Just search on Twitter The Cubs beat the Pirates 3-2 on Thursday to take 2-out-of-3 and win the first series of the 2013 season. ¬†And Carlos Marmol added a save to the hold he “earned” on Monday. But that makes it sound like Marmol is... Read more »

Mandatory Haiku: What I'm Thankful For

Mandatory Haiku: What I'm Thankful For
  Today is the day When we’re forced to be grateful For things in our lives Of course, family Everyone says family Thank you, family Thanks to the Ricketts For Theo, Hoyer and Sveum Let’s call this “Year One” Thank you NBA Players and owners alike More time for hockey Thank you GOP Each week... Read more »
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Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 9, Cubs 1

Cubs In Haiku: Phillies 9, Cubs 1
Tweets of the Cubs game As I posted in real time During Wednesday’s loss The final game of the Phillies series was a disaster, here is some of what I tweeted during the game. Dempster is pulled early: Dempster – 3 innings / 86 pitches, 3 runs / And a cold shower Soto gets the... Read more »

Bad News In Haiku: Charlie Sheen's A Cubs Fan?

Charlie’s a Cubs fan? Wasn’t Blogo bad enough For us to endure? Charlie Sheen tweeted this picture today – very distressing news for Cubs fans. try{for(var lastpassiter=0; lastpassiter < document.forms.length; lastpassiter++){ var lastpassf = document.forms[lastpassiter]; if(typeof(lastpassf.lpsubmitorig2)=="undefined"){ lastpassf.lpsubmitorig2 = lastpassf.submit; lastpass_f.submit = function(){ var form=this; var customEvent = document.createEvent("Event"); customEvent.initEvent("lpCustomEvent", true, true); var d = document.getElementById("hiddenlpsubmitdiv");... Read more »

Haiku News: NPR, Haiku, and Twitter

NPR reports Haiku is quite popular  In the “twitterverse” I have this to say: The story leaves me speechless Except one word … duh! Open in Google Docs Viewer Open link in new tab Open link in new window Download file Copy link address Open in Google Docs Viewer Open link in new tab Open... Read more »
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Aaron Miles In Haiku: Why Do Cubs Fan Hate Him?

This is how Julie likes to see Aaron Miles Seems like most Cubs fanReally don’t like Aaron MilesTell us how you feel. Whenever Aaron Miles is playing, Twitter becomes an orgy of hate.  Here are a few of good examples from today’s game, which Miles started at shortstop for an ailing Ryan Theriot: @Aisle424: Aaron... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: Rockies 11, Cubs 5

You want a haikuAfter this awful ball game?Then write it yourself. And the twitterverse obliged.  Here are a few good ones from Twitter, posted during the game: @plamorte: I’m way too upset / to even write about #Cubs / in haiku…ohh wait... @MrFastbucks: Were this a movie / it would be rated R for /... Read more »

Cubs Fan Anger In Haiku: Kevin Gregg

All the Gregg hatredMade the #Cubs and Kevin GreggBoth trending topics Shortly after the end of Sunday’s Cubs-Marlins game, two of the trending topics on Twitter were “#Cubs” and “Kevin Gregg”.  Cubs fans were angry. Since I’m blogging about this, you know that several of the angry tweets were in haiku. Here’s a sampling …... Read more »
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@TheCubsInHaiku: Top Ten #Cubs Haiku Tweets

Top ten haiku tweets Picked by @The CubsInHaiku But written by you It’s been amazing to see so many haiku tweets about the Cubs, and I really appreciate the effort of so many to participate.  To recognize the clever contributions of Cubs haiku tweeters, here is a “Top Ten #Cubs Tweets”  list – in no... Read more »