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Haiku by Andrew

Topical Haiku for November 2019

Tuesday Funk cohost Andrew Huff shared three haiku at the 133rd edition of Tuesday Funk on Nov. 5. Snow on Halloween hides pageantry and horror under heavy coats. Snow melts on pavement leaving leaf-lined paths under bowed tree branches. Twitter...  read

Haiku for August 2019

Cohost Andrew Huff read just three topical haiku at our 130th show, but they were enough to capture the month behind us. The alligator explores its strange new waters: Humboldt Park lagoon. Thirty to fifty feral hogs, bloodthirsty for my...  read

Some Angry Haiku for July 2019

Current events couldn't help but make their way into cohost Andrew Huff's topical haiku at the July 2, 2019 show. Once liberators, now a nation that constructs concentration camps. Proud Americans forget the reason we fought: freedom from tyranny. Independence...  read

Topical Haiku for June 2019

Cohost Andrew Huff read a quartet of his trademark topical haiku at our show on June 4, 2019. Hair always looks worst the week before a haircut -- and best the day of. If Trump's trade tariffs don't destroy Midwest...  read

Topical Haiku for April 2019

The runoff election was weighing on cohost Andrew Huff ahead of our April show, which happened to fall on election night. Mayor Preckwinkle after today's election. Or Mayor Lightfoot. Either one will be Chicago's first black woman to become mayor....  read

March 2019 Haiku

The 125th episode of Tuesday Funk happened to fall on Mardi Gras, and cohost Andrew Huff took that as inspiration for a couple of his topical haiku for the month. Mardi Gras today! Laissez les bon temps rouller! Lent starts...  read

Fresh, Cold Haiku

Recent extreme weather was on cohost Andrew Huff's mind as he wrote his haiku for our February 5, 2019 show. Thank you for coming despite both an ice storm and State of the Union. Do cold toilet seats sting less...  read

Haiku for a Cold December

Tuesday Funk cohost Andrew Huff read a few of his patented topical haiku at our December show. Trump is "Tariff Man," erasing stock market gains super-villain style. Winter has arrived on ragged wings: cold, spiteful, fall warmth forgotten. Holidays approach,...  read

Andrew's Haiku for November 2018

As fall entered its more wintry season, and as the tallies began to roll in on election night, Tuesday Funk cohost Andrew Huff shared these topical haiku. If you did not vote, you do not get to complain. You are...  read

Headache Haiku

Tuesday Funk cohost Andrew Huff had a headache that was going on two days when we got together on Oct. 2, and it made its presence known in his topical haiku. What is there to do when your head aches...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a monthly mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, October 6, 7:30 p.m. live on YouTube. Admission is free.

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