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Freedive Haikus

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samdive

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As you guys (well, Loopy at least) or all so verbally talented... how about extending the Deepest Bears freedive haiku competition to this forum...
for the uninitiated a haiku is a 3 line poem with 5 syllables, then 7 then 5. Here are some examples:


Sam's Haikus


approaching blackout haiku

sliding through the blue
I wonder what those bells are
ringing through my brain


hawaii haiku

sunning out on deck
I think about the wisdom
of this crazy sport


PB Haiku

No need to breath yet
swim down a little further...
up clean and it's mine!

Haikus from Peter S

flexing angel fins
I ascend to the Breath and
thank God for my life.


Haiku from Mark H

Diving can be free
The oceans ask for nothing
It's the kit that costs


an anonymous haiku.. the winner so far!


The Deep Blue calls me
I could stay furever but....
Honey calls me back

Prize of Deepest Bear t shirt to the best one!

Sam and Deepest Bear


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Adrian

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Sayings from "The Bear"

Words from Deepest Bear
The time has come for diving
Sinking deep brings peace

Adrian
 

laminar

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O Lube!

O Lube


my lube so slimy
where does it come from, you ask
you don't want to know
 

laminar

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Another one

what is that thing for?
she points at my monofin
"Making vapour trails"

Pete
Vancouver, BC
 

Adrian

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from "The Bear's" travels...

Trade winds blow, waves surge,
Coral islands gleam in light
Flying fish skim waves


Adrian
 

Longfins

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another one

Sunlight shimmers down
As I look up through the Blue
Memories of air

Peter S.
 

loopy

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Hmmm, this is hard... :confused:

It's all fun and games,
Until someone gets sucked up,
Into a pool vent

Hmmm, lemme think about this one :)
 

Erik

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Laminar and Amhibious have me peeing in my wetsuit! Classic!
:waterwork
Cheers,
Erik Y.
 

Erik

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Dark

"Void still calling me,
with tears my heart slowly stops.
I must see my self"

Erik Y.
 

Bill

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Games like this are fine,
keeps me thinking all the time
I just can't count

Bill
 
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laminar

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more haiku to dive by

Pack-stretches-Part 1

With fish lips I pack
My face turns red, I grimace-
"you look cool," she says.

Pack-stretches-Part 2

Tunnel vision comes
A glimpse of sweet nirvana-
My head hits the floor.

:)

Contractions

One anaconda
Wrapped around my chest and neck
Squeezes now and then.

Pete
Vancouver, BC
 

loopy

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Heads up and then breathe,
Doing the funky chicken,
Argh! My first samba!
 

samdive

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mmm its the counting bit that is hard!
nice haikus guys.....

gonna have a think now and more later
sam
 

Adrian

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From "The Bear's" Cautionary Tales

Blue, green, something moves
Glimmering fish flee in fear
Shadow sharks approach

Adrian
 
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