First smoke, then silence Your very expensive rig Dies so suddenly I didn't write that, but I remember reading it in a Bass Haiku thread years ago on the Low Down Lowdown. Cracks me up every time! Post your own bass haiku poetry in this thread. A haiku is a Japanese traditional poem consisting of three lines: the first with 5 syllables, the second with 7 syllables, and the third with 5 syllables. Have fun!