We had a fun little haiku contest in our Rhetoric class, aiming to poke some fun at Woke professional sports, COVID-craziness, and the comedy that is 2020 in America. All while sharpening our poetic skills (in our best PC-defying voices). Here are some samples – my favorites from the class.
Feel free to jump in with your own in the comments section, if you are so inclined. Or nominate your favorite. Gratis.
NBA players Virtue signals on their back: Nobody watching.
Equal rights for all! Down with the majority! What equality!
Black lives matter, sport. Hong Kong folks should conform; So says Lebron James.
Bought seats to a game, Not a BLM rally; Should get a refund.
Chuckle dunderpates, Your days will soon be over And no one will care.
Good-by basketball, Your pure young days are over; Now you’re CNN.
Sports once interested me, Until all the players started taking a knee. Let’s play duck-duck-goose.
Peaceful protesters Burning cars and murdering; We should salute them.
Oh beautiful for The spacious fields on which we Can no longer play.