The Misplaced Lighthouse

“Let’s build a lighthouse.”
“Make sure it’s in our country.”
“Oops…. Change the border!”

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¡Viva México!

Father Hidalgo
yelled and rallied the natives
to fight for freedom

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Newton’s Contribution to Currency

A coin’s outer edge
Ridged to prevent coin clipping
Thank Isaac Newton

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Take a Break, It’s Labor Day (by @megstanish)

On the first Monday
In September: day of rest!
Yay for Labor Day!

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The End of the War Leads to an Iconic Photo

Naval Sneak Attack
Bloody Island Hopping east
Kissing in Times Square

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From World Cup to Dancing With the Stars (by @suedown)

From Olympic Gold
to Women’s World Cup (almost!)
Solo saves for team

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The Face Finder

There’s no better way
to match face with history
than reconstruct skulls

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Turbulent Terror (by @suedown)

Roiling wall of dust
A phenomenal sand storm
Beware the Haboob

@suedown brings us today’s haiku. She has given us a number of other excellent haikus, so be sure to check them out. If you would like to submit a haiku, you can! Just read our submission guidelines and get to haiku-ing!

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Quite the Career

A lifelong actress
with an aquaphobic’s death
and a broad career

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Guanajuato, GTO

Central Mexico
Mummies, independence, mines
name means “place of frogs”

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