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|Google’s not evil.<br>Yet the wide boot treads heavy<br>in new violets.
 
|Google’s not evil.<br>Yet the wide boot treads heavy<br>in new violets.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/larxol larxol]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/larxol larxol]
|Yesterday's crocus<br>lies hidden by spring snowdrift-<br>still my hopes endure :-)
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|another sunrise.<br>a day without collections.<br>sun sets long from now.
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/lquilter lquilter]
 
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|A perfect orchid<br>complemented by a twin;<br>Try [http://www.librarything.com/suggester BookSuggester]!
 
|A perfect orchid<br>complemented by a twin;<br>Try [http://www.librarything.com/suggester BookSuggester]!
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|Booklubbers, unite<br>at LibraryThing.com!<br>Or yeh'll walk the plank...
 
|Booklubbers, unite<br>at LibraryThing.com!<br>Or yeh'll walk the plank...
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/megacoupe megacoupe]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/megacoupe megacoupe]
|dreams melt with the dawn;<br>where words should be, still silence-<br>meaningless and cold.
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|Yesterday's crocus<br>lies hidden by spring snowdrift-<br>still my hopes endure :-)
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|Shiver me timbers<br>and batten down the hatch; I<br>wants me a [http://www.librarything.com/cuecat.php CueCat!]
 
|Shiver me timbers<br>and batten down the hatch; I<br>wants me a [http://www.librarything.com/cuecat.php CueCat!]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/megacoupe megacoupe]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/megacoupe megacoupe]
|yesterday's sunshine<br>has vanished in mist and snow --<br>disappointment's tears.
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|dreams melt with the dawn;<br>where words should be, still silence-<br>meaningless and cold.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|Two hundred books ain't<br>nearly enough, so buy that<br>paid account today!
 
|Two hundred books ain't<br>nearly enough, so buy that<br>paid account today!
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/megacoupe megacoupe]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/megacoupe megacoupe]
|to bed by candlelight -<br>perhaps tomorrow's sunrise<br>will lighten our hearts.
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|yesterday's sunshine<br>has vanished in mist and snow --<br>disappointment's tears.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|Are pirate haikus<br>truly art? Or attempts to<br>bring meaning to bilge?
 
|Are pirate haikus<br>truly art? Or attempts to<br>bring meaning to bilge?
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/megacoupe megacoupe]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/megacoupe megacoupe]
|What value's a stone<br>beside this magic basket?<br>Collections wins!
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|to bed by candlelight -<br>perhaps tomorrow's sunrise<br>will lighten our hearts.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|Pastafarian TIM <br> Blows hot and cold but we know<br> Pirates Rule L.T.
 
|Pastafarian TIM <br> Blows hot and cold but we know<br> Pirates Rule L.T.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/Reading_fox Reading_fox]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/Reading_fox Reading_fox]
|Only two more days!<br>You know it can't be longer -<br>when but April 1st?
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|What value's a stone<br>beside this magic basket?<br>Collections wins!
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|Please use your Noodles<br>Make LT an easier place<br>in heavy weather.
 
|Please use your Noodles<br>Make LT an easier place<br>in heavy weather.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/Reading_fox Reading_fox]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/Reading_fox Reading_fox]
|for a while we heard<br>echoes of far-off battle -<br>why now the silence?
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|Only two more days!<br>You know it can't be longer -<br>when but April 1st?
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|Ah, hidden Treasures?<br>Well, no book is an island<br>on LibraryThing.  
 
|Ah, hidden Treasures?<br>Well, no book is an island<br>on LibraryThing.  
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/jcbrunner jcbrunner]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/jcbrunner jcbrunner]
|on the edge we stand,<br>gazing at far horizons -<br>don't look down now!
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|for a while we heard<br>echoes of far-off battle -<br>why now the silence?
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|New to LibraryThing.<br>The day is gone. Tomorrow,<br>A new boss awaits.
 
|New to LibraryThing.<br>The day is gone. Tomorrow,<br>A new boss awaits.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/peter.g peter.g]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/peter.g peter.g]
|Collections haikus?<br>I really love all you guys:<br>LibraryThing's special!
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|on the edge we stand,<br>gazing at far horizons -<br>don't look down now!
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin] (quoting [http://www.librarything.com/profile/ablachly ablachly])
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|We tag branch and leaf<br>of "about" and "my" to build<BR>our folksonomy
 
|We tag branch and leaf<br>of "about" and "my" to build<BR>our folksonomy
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|Cataloging books<br>Getting close to one fifty<br>Paid account time soon
 
|Cataloging books<br>Getting close to one fifty<br>Paid account time soon
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/C4bl3Fl4m3 C4bl3Fl4m3]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/C4bl3Fl4m3 C4bl3Fl4m3]
|My books, collecting<br>nothing but dust. When will these<br>Collections go live?
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|a wintry morning:<br>at sunrise, no tracks disturb<br>the white sheet of snow.
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/fyrefly98 fyrefly98]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|How do I find those<br>who share my niche interests?<BR>Search for a group [http://www.librarything.com/groups here]
 
|How do I find those<br>who share my niche interests?<BR>Search for a group [http://www.librarything.com/groups here]
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|The seasons go by<br>Tagging and cataloging<br>distracted from work
 
|The seasons go by<br>Tagging and cataloging<br>distracted from work
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/C4bl3Fl4m3 C4bl3Fl4m3]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/C4bl3Fl4m3 C4bl3Fl4m3]
|It's heretical,<br>but I don't really need 'em.<br>Tags work fine for me. :-P
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|two more weeks, they say -<br>new servers needed for load -<br>still no collections!
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/fyrefly98 fyrefly98]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|Though ye sail under<br>many flags, your Tag Mirror<br>shows yer true colors.
 
|Though ye sail under<br>many flags, your Tag Mirror<br>shows yer true colors.
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|Click on Suggester&#058;<br>I want that and that and that.<BR>Here, booky, booky!
 
|Click on Suggester&#058;<br>I want that and that and that.<BR>Here, booky, booky!
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/DrBubbles DrBubbles]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/DrBubbles DrBubbles]
|Surreptitiously<br>launched at midnight: a wond'rous<br>gift upon waking.
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|disappointment now,<br>sad sighs of resignation:<br>let's start a new thread.
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mountebank mountebank]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|What lacks the scurvy<br>Shelf yet not the fairest Thing?<br>Pirate Help Haiku.
 
|What lacks the scurvy<br>Shelf yet not the fairest Thing?<br>Pirate Help Haiku.
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|Seven swans swimming,<br>and cataloguing my books,<br>distract me from work.
 
|Seven swans swimming,<br>and cataloguing my books,<br>distract me from work.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/lilithcat lilithcat]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/lilithcat lilithcat]
|With pomp and fanfare,<br>unveiled one fine afternoon.<br>Dancing in the streets.
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|snow covers the ground;<br>new shoots lie frozen and cold:<br>will spring come at last?
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mountebank mountebank]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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|Run, damn ye, Run, y'<br>blaggard book swollgin' half-breed<br>son of a TagMash!
 
|Run, damn ye, Run, y'<br>blaggard book swollgin' half-breed<br>son of a TagMash!
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|Even in Chinese,<br>spam is spam is spam is spam.<br>Please go away now.
 
|Even in Chinese,<br>spam is spam is spam is spam.<br>Please go away now.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/lilithcat lilithcat]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/lilithcat lilithcat]
|Two more weeks, dear friends,<br>two weeks! Collective breath held:<br>uh oh. Feeling faint...
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|I do not complain:<br>skipping three lines is easy:<br>white petals fall like snow.
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mountebank mountebank]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
 
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!'''Haiku on Combining'''
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!'''On Combining'''
 
|A book I have loved<br>Now shared with many reader friends<br>Becomes a treasure
 
|A book I have loved<br>Now shared with many reader friends<br>Becomes a treasure
 
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|Once this thing goes live,<br>cD takes a holiday?<br>I hear ''Ode to Joy''.
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|Collections haikus?<br>I really love all you guys:<br>LibraryThing's special!
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mountebank mountebank]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin] (quoting [http://www.librarything.com/profile/ablachly ablachly])
 
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|The philosophy of<br>work combination cannot<br>be explained in verse.
 
|The philosophy of<br>work combination cannot<br>be explained in verse.
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|In Portland, Maine lay<br>the Dread Pirate Spalding's den.<BR>(Treasure be coined there!)
 
|In Portland, Maine lay<br>the Dread Pirate Spalding's den.<BR>(Treasure be coined there!)
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
|What is now a tag<br>will someday a collection be<br>Oh let it be soon
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|Surreptitiously<br>launched at midnight: a wond'rous<br>gift upon waking.
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/messpots messpots]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mountebank mountebank]
 
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|The Kama Sutra<br>is not to be combined with<br>the pop-up version.  
 
|The Kama Sutra<br>is not to be combined with<br>the pop-up version.  
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|Down-coast works Abby,<br>Librarian and First Mate<BR>out of Cambridge, she.
 
|Down-coast works Abby,<br>Librarian and First Mate<BR>out of Cambridge, she.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
|Signs of spring labor -<br>With every false contraction<br>ten thousand hearts leap
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|With pomp and fanfare,<br>unveiled one fine afternoon.<br>Dancing in the streets.
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mountebank mountebank]
 
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|Translations fair game?<br>Depends on your dinner party:<br>Don't combine the Greeks.
 
|Translations fair game?<br>Depends on your dinner party:<br>Don't combine the Greeks.
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|Abuse ye not Dread<br>Spalding and crew as they board<BR>a wayward server.
 
|Abuse ye not Dread<br>Spalding and crew as they board<BR>a wayward server.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
|In morning air tweets<br>of anticipation flit:<br>“Twaiting Collections”
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|Two more weeks, dear friends,<br>two weeks! Collective breath held:<br>uh oh. Feeling faint...
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mountebank mountebank]
 
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|We do not combine<br>a last name with a full name.<br>It breeds confusion.
 
|We do not combine<br>a last name with a full name.<br>It breeds confusion.
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|Under skull 'n bones<br>the Shelfari plunders all.<BR>Yet she remains poor.
 
|Under skull 'n bones<br>the Shelfari plunders all.<BR>Yet she remains poor.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
|Poets, Pirates! Shun<br>he who first cries “Collections!”<br>on April Fools’ morn
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|Once this thing goes live,<br>cD takes a holiday?<br>I hear ''Ode to Joy''.
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mountebank mountebank]
 
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|Combined works, crystals<br>of raw social potential.<br>Don't lump where I split!
 
|Combined works, crystals<br>of raw social potential.<br>Don't lump where I split!
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|Autumn, past midnight<br>Raccoons scamper overhead<BR>Silently, I Talk
 
|Autumn, past midnight<br>Raccoons scamper overhead<BR>Silently, I Talk
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
|Categories planned,<br>our interests peak, pumps all primed<br>for when the bit flips
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|What is now a tag<br>will someday a collection be<br>Oh let it be soon
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/messpots messpots]
 
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|Dread Pirate Spalding's<br>Motto: Work Combination;<br>World Domination!
 
|Dread Pirate Spalding's<br>Motto: Work Combination;<br>World Domination!
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|The autumn night grows<br>cold, yet still I catalog<BR>I should be in bed
 
|The autumn night grows<br>cold, yet still I catalog<BR>I should be in bed
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
|Patience, pirates! - [http://www.librarything.com/topic/15595 Crow]<br>must simmer for months before<br>it's ready to eat.
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|Signs of spring labor -<br>With every false contraction<br>ten thousand hearts leap
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
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|Oh no I've run short<br>Already tagged two hundred<br>now it's time to pay
 
|Oh no I've run short<br>Already tagged two hundred<br>now it's time to pay
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/sengels sengels]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/sengels sengels]
|Does anyone know<br>if we’re Waiting for Godot<br>or The Great Pumpkin?
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|In morning air tweets<br>of anticipation flit:<br>“Twaiting Collections”
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
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|Common Knowledge is<br>Uncommonly addictive<br>Leaves lie yet unraked
 
|Common Knowledge is<br>Uncommonly addictive<br>Leaves lie yet unraked
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/tardis tardis]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/tardis tardis]
|We promise you, Tim,<br>once collections have arrived<br>we'll still tag our books
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|Poets, Pirates! Shun<br>he who cries “Collections Ho!”<br>on April Fools’ morn
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
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|I delight, knowing<br>That my library lives on,<br>On the Internets.
 
|I delight, knowing<br>That my library lives on,<br>On the Internets.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/ThomasJefferson ThomasJefferson]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/ThomasJefferson ThomasJefferson]
|Nobody expects<br>the Spanish Inquisition!!<br>(it's no use guessing)
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|Categories planned,<br>our interests peak, pumps all primed<br>for when the bit flips
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
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|endless rows of shelves<br>books that wait for a reader<br>contagion of minds
 
|endless rows of shelves<br>books that wait for a reader<br>contagion of minds
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/staffordcastle staffordcastle]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/staffordcastle staffordcastle]
|A harbinger of<br>collections' pending release?<br>No, just some haiku.
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|Patience, pirates! - [http://www.librarything.com/topic/15595 Crow]<br>must simmer for months before<br>it's ready to eat.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
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|winter's credit crunch<br>promotes spring's most popular<br>@library_book
 
|winter's credit crunch<br>promotes spring's most popular<br>@library_book
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gemmation gemmation]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gemmation gemmation]
|After brief down time,<br>A chance to read and savor:<br>Features now revealed.
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|Does anyone know<br>if we’re Waiting for Godot<br>or The Great Pumpkin?
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mkjones mkjones]
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
 
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|2.0? Patrons<br>enabled by tool mashups<br>A shift in power!
 
|2.0? Patrons<br>enabled by tool mashups<br>A shift in power!
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/selkins selkins]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/selkins selkins]
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|amazing frankness!<br>this is what makes this site so<br>special to us all!
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/gwernin gwernin]
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|We promise you, Tim,<br>once collections have arrived<br>we'll still tag our books
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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!'''Sockpuppets'''
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|Nobody expects<br>the Spanish Inquisition!!<br>(it's no use guessing)
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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|Despite puppetry<br>most users agree that socks<br>are better on feet
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/klarusu klarusu]
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|A harbinger of<br>collections' pending release?<br>No, just some haiku.
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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|One person or more?<br>The sockpuppet lurks<br>and is duly suspended.
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/justjim justjim]
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|Warm days and cold nights<br>They call it earthquake weather<br>Still nothing' shakin'
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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|Glacial attitudes<br>thaw, flooding the Extreme Board<br>with hopes of Springtime
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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|The new convenant<br>has everyone looking up<br>Rainbow before Sun
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/SilentInAWay SilentInAWay]
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|After brief down time,<br>A chance to read and savor:<br>Features now revealed.
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/mkjones mkjones]
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|Perused but not owned,<br>And possessed yet not read, all<br>Welcome to now add.
 
|Perused but not owned,<br>And possessed yet not read, all<br>Welcome to now add.
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|divide and conquer -<br>scattered libraries will be<br>reunited soon
 
|divide and conquer -<br>scattered libraries will be<br>reunited soon
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/staffordcastle staffordcastle]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/staffordcastle staffordcastle]
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|My books, collecting<br>nothing but dust. When will these<br>Collections go live?
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/fyrefly98 fyrefly98]
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|It's heretical,<br>but I don't really need 'em.<br>Tags work fine for me. :-P
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/fyrefly98 fyrefly98]
 
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|For an Elephant<br>Gestation's 22 months;<br>We'd have one and change.
 
|For an Elephant<br>Gestation's 22 months;<br>We'd have one and change.
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/felius felius]
 
:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/felius felius]
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|Clouds of dust settle<br>While distant thunder retreats;<br>The herd has moved on.
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/felius felius]
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|Sometimes an outage<br>just means a sysadmin wakes;<br>still no collections.
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/felius felius]
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|Chirps cut through silence,<br>do birds break dawn in darkness?<br>No. @%&^ing pager.
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:[http://www.librarything.com/profile/felius felius]
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Help in Haiku LibraryThing-related Awaiting Collections
How to create
account? Put user name and password
in green box on home page
tardis
The water lily,
The crane, the delicate urn.
How do I tag them?
timspalding
Can we have wishlists?
Yes, they are coming to us
with the winter winds...
readafew
New account created
by mistake, how to delete?
Email Abby.
tardis
Somewhere a server
Spams my gynecologist.
I use Shelfari.
timspalding
anything to declare?
two weeks. that was last months quote
anything else? two weeks.
readafew
How do I change my
username or password? Easy:
go to changesomething.
tardis
Spring after Winter
All downtimes will end soon
Back to not working...
readafew
time keeps on slipping
slipping into the future...
as does Collections
readafew
Oh no! I lost my
username or password! Find it
now with lostsomething.
infiniteletters
Seasons come and go
But taggings never complete
'Farmboy Saves World' NEXT!
readafew
Library, wishlist
TBR, all in one pile
Summer sun beckons
readafew
But no one must see
all my birdwatching manuals!
Hide all your books here.
gemmation
LibraryThing
into social network absorbing
book data
Proclus
Collections due soon.
Being snowed in sounds good, but...
I've got a week's leave!
Noisy
How can I sort books?
Click on the blue headers, click
again to reverse.
readafew
Cutlass, cannon, argh!
The never-ending battle.
Splitters and lumpers.
larxol
Quick morning check-ins.
Followed by more checks that day.
Oh god! it's ----- more chat.
lquilter
All the books you've read,
an endless field of poppies;
Try UnSuggester!
Felius
Google’s not evil.
Yet the wide boot treads heavy
in new violets.
larxol
another sunrise.
a day without collections.
sun sets long from now.
lquilter
A perfect orchid
complemented by a twin;
Try BookSuggester!
Felius
Booklubbers, unite
at LibraryThing.com!
Or yeh'll walk the plank...
megacoupe
Yesterday's crocus
lies hidden by spring snowdrift-
still my hopes endure :-)
gwernin
What is WikiThing?
A place to put anything!
(Except for porn links.)
timspalding
Shiver me timbers
and batten down the hatch; I
wants me a CueCat!
megacoupe
dreams melt with the dawn;
where words should be, still silence-
meaningless and cold.
gwernin
Grab one of our widgets.
You will be the envy of
The bookish blogosphere.
timspalding
Two hundred books ain't
nearly enough, so buy that
paid account today!
megacoupe
yesterday's sunshine
has vanished in mist and snow --
disappointment's tears.
gwernin
When autumn seas change
Scurvy dogs to lubbers, aye,
Get a blog widget.
timspalding
Are pirate haikus
truly art? Or attempts to
bring meaning to bilge?
megacoupe
to bed by candlelight -
perhaps tomorrow's sunrise
will lighten our hearts.
gwernin
Chrysanthemums are
Nice, but I prefer suitors
Send me a CueCat.
timspalding
Pastafarian TIM
Blows hot and cold but we know
Pirates Rule L.T.
Reading_fox
What value's a stone
beside this magic basket?
Collections wins!
gwernin
Search "Miskatonic
University" to add
books by their covers!
megacoupe
Please use your Noodles
Make LT an easier place
in heavy weather.
Reading_fox
Only two more days!
You know it can't be longer -
when but April 1st?
gwernin
For all your problems
like digging snow in Winter
help comes by TALKing.
Reading_fox
Ah, hidden Treasures?
Well, no book is an island
on LibraryThing.
jcbrunner
for a while we heard
echoes of far-off battle -
why now the silence?
gwernin
keep listing ad lib
or tag on the contrary
either means something
krishh
New to LibraryThing.
The day is gone. Tomorrow,
A new boss awaits.
peter.g
on the edge we stand,
gazing at far horizons -
don't look down now!
gwernin
We tag branch and leaf
of "about" and "my" to build
our folksonomy
ryn_books
Cataloging books
Getting close to one fifty
Paid account time soon
C4bl3Fl4m3
a wintry morning:
at sunrise, no tracks disturb
the white sheet of snow.
gwernin
How do I find those
who share my niche interests?
Search for a group here
ryn_books
The seasons go by
Tagging and cataloging
distracted from work
C4bl3Fl4m3
two more weeks, they say -
new servers needed for load -
still no collections!
gwernin
Though ye sail under
many flags, your Tag Mirror
shows yer true colors.
SilentInAWay
Click on Suggester:
I want that and that and that.
Here, booky, booky!
DrBubbles
disappointment now,
sad sighs of resignation:
let's start a new thread.
gwernin
What lacks the scurvy
Shelf yet not the fairest Thing?
Pirate Help Haiku.
SilentInAWay
Seven swans swimming,
and cataloguing my books,
distract me from work.
lilithcat
snow covers the ground;
new shoots lie frozen and cold:
will spring come at last?
gwernin
Run, damn ye, Run, y'
blaggard book swollgin' half-breed
son of a TagMash!
SilentInAWay
Even in Chinese,
spam is spam is spam is spam.
Please go away now.
lilithcat
I do not complain:
skipping three lines is easy:
white petals fall like snow.
gwernin
On Combining A book I have loved
Now shared with many reader friends
Becomes a treasure
esta
Collections haikus?
I really love all you guys:
LibraryThing's special!
gwernin (quoting ablachly)
The philosophy of
work combination cannot
be explained in verse.
timspalding
In Portland, Maine lay
the Dread Pirate Spalding's den.
(Treasure be coined there!)
SilentInAWay
Surreptitiously
launched at midnight: a wond'rous
gift upon waking.
mountebank
The Kama Sutra
is not to be combined with
the pop-up version.
timspalding
Down-coast works Abby,
Librarian and First Mate
out of Cambridge, she.
SilentInAWay
With pomp and fanfare,
unveiled one fine afternoon.
Dancing in the streets.
mountebank
Translations fair game?
Depends on your dinner party:
Don't combine the Greeks.
sabreuse
Abuse ye not Dread
Spalding and crew as they board
a wayward server.
SilentInAWay
Two more weeks, dear friends,
two weeks! Collective breath held:
uh oh. Feeling faint...
mountebank
We do not combine
a last name with a full name.
It breeds confusion.
tardis
Under skull 'n bones
the Shelfari plunders all.
Yet she remains poor.
SilentInAWay
Once this thing goes live,
cD takes a holiday?
I hear Ode to Joy.
mountebank
Combined works, crystals
of raw social potential.
Don't lump where I split!
SilentInAWay
Autumn, past midnight
Raccoons scamper overhead
Silently, I Talk
SilentInAWay
What is now a tag
will someday a collection be
Oh let it be soon
messpots
Dread Pirate Spalding's
Motto: Work Combination;
World Domination!
SilentInAWay
The autumn night grows
cold, yet still I catalog
I should be in bed
SilentInAWay
Signs of spring labor -
With every false contraction
ten thousand hearts leap
SilentInAWay
Be ye addicted
to combining, matey? Join
Combiners! anon.
SilentInAWay
Oh no I've run short
Already tagged two hundred
now it's time to pay
sengels
In morning air tweets
of anticipation flit:
“Twaiting Collections”
SilentInAWay
Library 2.0 Common Knowledge is
Uncommonly addictive
Leaves lie yet unraked
tardis
Poets, Pirates! Shun
he who cries “Collections Ho!”
on April Fools’ morn
SilentInAWay
Autumn winds lash me.
Winter flurries sting my eyes.
My OPAC hurts more.
timspalding
I delight, knowing
That my library lives on,
On the Internets.
ThomasJefferson
Categories planned,
our interests peak, pumps all primed
for when the bit flips
SilentInAWay
Sharing ideas
Proletariat blogging
What does Gorman know?
C4bl3Fl4m3
endless rows of shelves
books that wait for a reader
contagion of minds
staffordcastle
Patience, pirates! - Crow
must simmer for months before
it's ready to eat.
SilentInAWay
It confuses me,
Zed Thirty Nine Point Five Oh,
But we must use it.
fluteflute
winter's credit crunch
promotes spring's most popular
@library_book
gemmation
Does anyone know
if we’re Waiting for Godot
or The Great Pumpkin?
SilentInAWay
2.0? Patrons
enabled by tool mashups
A shift in power!
selkins
amazing frankness!
this is what makes this site so
special to us all!
gwernin
We promise you, Tim,
once collections have arrived
we'll still tag our books
SilentInAWay
Sockpuppets Nobody expects
the Spanish Inquisition!!
(it's no use guessing)
SilentInAWay
Despite puppetry
most users agree that socks
are better on feet
klarusu
A harbinger of
collections' pending release?
No, just some haiku.
SilentInAWay
One person or more?
The sockpuppet lurks
and is duly suspended.
justjim
Warm days and cold nights
They call it earthquake weather
Still nothing' shakin'
SilentInAWay
Glacial attitudes
thaw, flooding the Extreme Board
with hopes of Springtime
SilentInAWay
The new convenant
has everyone looking up
Rainbow before Sun
SilentInAWay
After brief down time,
A chance to read and savor:
Features now revealed.
mkjones
Perused but not owned,
And possessed yet not read, all
Welcome to now add.
mkjones
Developing a
Patient attitude makes one
a better person.
mkjones
Overrated, our
Ontologies wax and wane:
One, good as 'nother.
mkjones
Collections ready?
Check again in a fortnight.
Eternal return.
mkjones
Entranced by haikus,
Collections long forgotten.
Someone please save me!
mkjones
Avast, me maties!
Fine collections of treasured
Books, and such like. Arrr....
mkjones
An LT wishlist
that can be seen in All Books:
Will it be worth it?
_Zoe_
It seemed to be close
Two weeks ago and more, but
Now all is silence.
_Zoe_
Haikus are but a
Temporary distraction.
Let's have progress now.
_Zoe_
So many delays
What are we waiting for now?
Progress report, please.
_Zoe_
My favorite one yet.
I second _Zoe's_ request.
So what's going on?
lquilter
I've heard it before
The long-awaited tool
I'm not holding breath
shmjay
winter is now past
a long wait grows yet longer
will April bring gifts?
staffordcastle
teacups are empty
many wait with bated breath -
a watched pot won’t boil
staffordcastle
leaves rustle softly
books wait with long patience for
concatenation
staffordcastle
divide and conquer -
scattered libraries will be
reunited soon
staffordcastle
My books, collecting
nothing but dust. When will these
Collections go live?
fyrefly98
It's heretical,
but I don't really need 'em.
Tags work fine for me. :-P
fyrefly98
For an Elephant
Gestation's 22 months;
We'd have one and change.
felius
Clouds of dust settle
While distant thunder retreats;
The herd has moved on.
felius
Sometimes an outage
just means a sysadmin wakes;
still no collections.
felius
Chirps cut through silence,
do birds break dawn in darkness?
No. @%&^ing pager.
felius
In southern darkness
felius slumbers once more
his work quickly done.
gwernin
In morning sunshine
we weep in disappointment:
no collections yet.
gwernin
Ice drips in the pond.
Circular Venn diagrams
Fading to nothing.
Larxol
The spring birds twitter.
Or does Tim tweet promises?
Will they both lay eggs?
Larxol
waiting as in scole
here a sparkle there a fleck
ha satisfaction
krishh
I have heard of it.
Hmmm,does it really exist,
Should I hold my breath?
cyderry
The goldfinches dance,
hope of spring. Collections now!
I can't stand the wait.
jcbrunner
While we may trigger
Schrödinger's cat's demise, our
uncertainty stays.
jcbrunner
Which circle of hell
is reserved for coders
who prolong the wait?
jcbrunner
From Hades' clutches
none but a Vogon Orpheus
can free this feature.
jcbrunner
The sun rises everyday
I check LT so frequently
why aren't they here?
reading_fox
LT works best with tags
unique as summer meadow's flowers
who needs collections anyway?
reading_fox
An eon is ancient time
when TIM first posted news that
they will be here, soon!
reading_fox
Why fix what breaks?
New Features grow all the time
Tree limbs in the wind.
reading_fox
Perfect collections?
Another idea in fractal mode
How long do we wait?
reading_fox
Scales of balance
will it work as we demand?
How long do we wait?
reading_fox
Temporarily Down
We hope with baited breath
Is it for real today?
reading_fox
No-one here any more
Like spring buds on a dead tree
collections unfurls elsewhere
reading_fox
Yet another day
Logged into LibraryThing
No collections here
system13
I click on the link
I look at "Your Library"...
Still no collections!
system13
Should we change the word?
Maybe the word "soon" should mean:
It will never come.
system13
collections reveal
my library's paucity
more "wishlist" than "bought"
gemmation
LT users keep
yearning for collections launch
a secret from Tim
gemmation
if time lies heavy
add collections tags today
ease traffic on launch
gemmation
Thesis nearly done,
Will have to get full time job
If 'Collections' don't soon come
klarusu
Such silence must mean
Brains furiously working
Hope in the quiet
Helcura
Cherry blossoms bloom
Tim tells us "Wait two more weeks"
Collections don't come
lorax
Tomato season!
Tim says "Two more weeks, I think"
Collections don't come
lorax
Maple leaves are red
Tim says "Collections? Two weeks"
But they do not come
lorax
Snow falls in Portland
Tim and Chris say "Just two weeks"
Collections don't come
lorax
Cherry blossoms return
Promises of two more weeks
And yet still we wait
lorax
Sent forth as a wish
Through the ether to be read
Yet still is not owned
SylviaC
Collections are near!
And I've a bridge in Brooklyn
I'd like to sell you
saltmanz
A cure for cancer
A worldwide end to hunger
And Collections, please
saltmanz
I waited for you
winterlong; my ice will thaw
as spring brings wishlists
megacoupe, inspired by The Pixies
Lust rises and falls
my yearning for Collections
like changing seasons
megacoupe
I await true Spring
with pink flowery scents and
Collections in bloom
megacoupe
Only the first buds
Gold and silver they shimmered
Now it has gone dark
Collectorator
Users with skewers
Marshmallow puff collections
Software shish kabob
Collectorator
first of April - Spring?
no, thunder splits the grey clouds -
snowing sideways, now.
Rowntree
Collections rumors,
what is this conversation?
Expectations fade.
Suncat
no collections yet?
the long awaited feature
prompts my bad haiku.
missvalentina
Strutting sexily
"Ready for close-up, Sir Dawg"
Collections proclaims
ty1997
blood on monitor
teeth grind to gritty dead dust
a scream chokes the throat
inkdrinker
With a resounding
*SMACK*, Mike and Luke have pulled loose
from sticky widgets
monarchi
will the time-sink of
preparing for collections
capture them instead?
monarchi
Collections' Debut
Spring and "soon" are here,
New blooms blossom, all rejoice,
Collections launches!
caffron
Spring brings collections
And I have nothing more to
Write Haiku about.
timspalding
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