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Bass Haiku

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by bassdrummer, May 12, 2011.


  1. bassdrummer

    bassdrummer Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2006
    Visalia, California
    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!
     
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  2. Bting

    Bting

    Dec 2, 2008
    Go to job work hard
    Check tb for sale get GAS
    Get gear Eat ramen
     
  3. thombo

    thombo Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2006
    Denver, CO
    Dave Brubeck's Take Five,
    Gabriel's Solsbury Hill,
    Here Come the Bastards
     
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  4. Bredian

    Bredian

    Apr 22, 2011
    Chicks at shows, the post
    Wait for email notice
    Anxiously click, “last”
     
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  5. mongo2

    mongo2

    Feb 17, 2008
    Da Shaw
    Tonewood or Schmonewood
    The battle endless rages
    Some hear it, some don't.
     
  6. Four strings, five, or six
    It doesn't really matter
    As long as it grooves
     
  7. LowHz

    LowHz

    Mar 13, 2008
    St. Louis, MO
    Mo' Bass Club #38, SWR Fan Club #154
    Lift, pop, snap, slap strings
    Drums now have competition
    Melodic floor toms
     
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  8. TripleDouble

    TripleDouble Guest

    Aug 5, 2008
    (adaptation of a comment by Nels Cline)

    it's not in your gear
    it's in the notes that you play
    and how you touch the bass
     
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  9. Funky Ghost

    Funky Ghost Translucently Groovy

    She watches my groove
    Emotions race with desire
    I snapped the G string
     
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  10. If the Wife finds out
    that I bought another bass
    she'll chop off my....parts
     
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  11. Sizlack

    Sizlack

    Aug 17, 2009
    Dallas, TX.
    That made me LOL.
    Not bass related but my first experience with Haiku...

    That was cool, huh huh
    when we killed that frog, huh huh
    it won't croak again.

    Beavis and Butthead back in the day
     
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  12. rotosound steel wound
    thumb pluck palm mute overdrive
    open E shakes walls
     
  13. Nice one
     
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  14. I stand aside here,
    Watching the gui**** in front.
    I am still cooler.
     
  15. Fender is the P
    What sounds like a Fender P
    Just go buy a P
     
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  16. ROFL!
     
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  17. bassdrummer

    bassdrummer Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2006
    Visalia, California
    Eight plus eight is four
    And four plus four equals two
    If I speak of ohms.
     
  18. Sketchy

    Sketchy

    Jul 15, 2010
    Bristol, UK
    Bass arm's length from chair
    Work stops immediately
    I pass no exams
     
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  19. pharmakon

    pharmakon

    Jun 15, 2010
    Florida
    Deep, infectious grooves
    make her body writhe in joy -
    She likes the low end.
     
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  20. effects on my board
    dirt flanger chorus and more
    way too many knobs
     

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