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It’s Fair Haiku Season

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Image courtesy of multimedia talent and former teen bike store owner, Ryon Edwards.

I know you’ve been waiting. Yearning. Patiently crafting your 5-7-5 syllable tributes to everything that’s right about the South Carolina State Fair. Carnies, corn dogs and cotton candy – let ‘em fly, people. Need a little inspiration? Here are the 2012 haikus and 2011 haikus. Meet you at the rocket!

50 Comments

  • Neal on Oct 10, 2013 Reply

    Do you like my new tie?
    I just bought it yesterday.
    Damn! Mustard stain, crap.

    – From the “Mustard cycle”

  • HRP on Oct 10, 2013 Reply

    what comes first? the corn
    dog or frozen banana?
    either way, i win.

    • julie on Oct 10, 2013 Reply

      Amen, HP!

  • Cathy Monetti on Oct 08, 2013 Reply

    Color, lights, motion,
    I watch in awe. Joyful Jules
    gettin’ her Fair on.

    • julie on Oct 10, 2013 Reply

      You know it, lady-in-the-bathtub-game!

  • Scott B on Oct 08, 2013 Reply

    Red Bank, Sandy Run,
    coming from the DMV.
    Next stop: corn dog stand.

    • julie on Oct 10, 2013 Reply

      Lots of love for the corn dog this year. Poor turkey leg.

  • Jeff on Oct 08, 2013 Reply

    Golden and crispy
    Juicy nitrate filled center
    Daley Dog Goodness.

    • julie on Oct 10, 2013 Reply

      Mmmmm!

  • George Fulton on Oct 08, 2013 Reply

    Vinegar and Fries
    Pronto puppin’ deep fried bliss
    Where’s Julie Turner?

    • julie on Oct 10, 2013 Reply

      I think the official verb for the fair this year will be pronto-puppin’!

  • Merritt McHaffie on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

    cash rolling in
    hand over fist
    none of it stays here

    • julie on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

      That’s why I eat Daley’s dogs. #local

  • Matthew Butler on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

    Eyes closed. Ears, alive!
    Machine noise intersperced
    with yo-yo’d voices.

    • julie on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

      I can already smell the french fried mushrooms.

  • Lisa A on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

    young ones in stroller
    what they see from so low
    Halloween is not as scary

    • julie on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

      True dat!

  • Brian on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

    Sausage, Coke, and fries
    Ferris wheel spins round and round
    Vomit on my shoes

    • julie on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

      urp.

  • Whitney Malson on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

    I miss my mother
    She is not at the rocket
    I am the rocket

    • julie on Oct 07, 2013 Reply

      Awww. I will meet you at the rocket.

  • Michael on Oct 04, 2013 Reply

    Teets and Ass we pet
    the donkey not amused
    palm funk Fiske Fry time?

    • julie on Oct 04, 2013 Reply

      drops mic!

  • Scott Price on Sep 27, 2013 Reply

    Tube top and coasters
    State Fair fashionista y’all!
    Red-faced self expression.

    • julie on Sep 27, 2013 Reply

      Niiiiiiice!

  • Allison C on Sep 26, 2013 Reply

    If you agree that
    Pay-One-Price should apply to
    fair food, raise your hand

    • julie on Sep 26, 2013 Reply

      You. Are. Brilliant!!

  • Kevin on Sep 26, 2013 Reply

    not going this year
    kids are grown and I get sick
    Dalys? Well, maybe.

    • julie on Sep 26, 2013 Reply

      Mmmm! Corndogs for Kevin!

  • John T on Sep 25, 2013 Reply

    recreational
    vehicles Ho! set ‘em up.
    Carnies make the Fair

    • julie on Sep 25, 2013 Reply

      Moved to tears. Beautiful.

  • Scott on Sep 19, 2013 Reply

    Fried elephant ears,
    dusted with snow. Children gaze
    and scream with delight.

    • julie on Sep 25, 2013 Reply

      I am screaming with delight, Scott!

  • Neal on Sep 13, 2013 Reply

    ‘Cry Havoc!’ and let
    slip the dogs of the midway,
    both Snoopy and Corn.

    • julie on Sep 13, 2013 Reply

      You never disappoint, Neal!

  • Mark Newsome on Sep 06, 2013 Reply

    Spandex-clad asses
    Tobacco-stained smiles abound
    Large Pronto Pup please!

    • julie on Sep 06, 2013 Reply

      BOOM!

  • TK on Sep 06, 2013 Reply

    those little donuts
    fried dough and powdered sugar
    mmm mmm mmm mmm mmm

    • julie on Sep 06, 2013 Reply

      Oh yes. The only thing better than a big donut is a bag of little tiny greasy ones!

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