credit cards haiku examples

these are actually old haiku poems of mine, from a previous haiku poetry blog. my apologies to any readers who have already seen these. but i thought i'd post them here as well, as i was rather fond of them. :)

#1

first job, first paycheck
card application approved -
let the good times roll

#2

stopping by the mall
can fin'lly get that new phone -
heady with new wealth

#3

front of the counter
slice of plastic being swiped -
a rite of passage

#4

needing comfort food
no cash, but i have plastic -
maybe just this once

#5

card credit maxed out
needing to go out tonight -
need another card

#6

marrying today
kept my box of cards secret -
something borrowed, blue

#7

he keeps on calling
won't take no for an answer
demanding i pay

#8

regret
didn't learn a thing about
compound interest

#9

these debts overwhelm
online, i seek a way out
i am not alone

#10

final payment made
twenty years in the making
finally i'm free


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16 comments:

  1. haha, those are funny. credit cards can be tricky. thus i don't have one.

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  2. hello, kouji! thanks for sharing me the good news this morning! read my new post!

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  3. I never got a credit card (never qualified for it), but I had been using a lot of debit cards and ATMs for those swipes.

    I was once a spender when I got a good amount of money in my hands. I would find myself running out of cash after spending something that I don't really need.

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  4. I really love #6!! there are many ways you could say it.

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  5. thanks for the comment, sara. :)

    indeed. they can be tricky little devils. i don't have one either.

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  6. thanks for the comment, nicely. :)

    sure, no problem. will check out your new post shortly. :)

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  7. thanks for the comment, gem. :)

    am more a fan of debit cards. :) that way, it's harder to go overboard. :O

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  8. thanks for the comment, andrew. :)

    your kind words are very much appreciated.

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  9. Blogging for BloggersOctober 2, 2008 at 3:46 PM

    final payment made
    twenty years in the making
    finally i'm free

    I have made the final payment but I'm yet to be free...oh gosh, I should have made the final cut...

    Yan

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  10. thanks for the comment, yan. :)

    indeed. these cards can be sneaky.

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  11. I like this its nice to see them all together!

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  12. thanks for the comment, art and poetry. :)

    true, true.

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  13. front of the counter
    slice of plastic being swiped -
    a rite of passage


    loved this one!
    devika

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  14. thanks for the comment, devika. :)

    am glad you liked that. :)

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  15. oh yeah! let the good times roll, indeed. although, personally, I haven't had the opportunity to actually experience a first paycheck. XD

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  16. thanks for the comment, aki nominal. :)

    ah. indeed. just as long as the good times don't run us over.

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