December ’95 Haiku Finalists

Fall 2013 (Andrea Nusinov)

Fall 2013 (Andrea Nusinov)

Here are the ten finalists of the December ’95 haiku contest. I put the names into a hat and drew three winners, who are highlighted in blue. Winners, send me your mailing address and I’ll get these out in time for the holiday. Thanks to all twenty-five people who entered a haiku! (I wanted to publish em all but thought it might be overkill!) Happy Holidays!


It’s cold in Gamehenge.

Hershey to Garden we step

Into the freezer.

– David Herscowitz


Surgically precise

Firing on all cylinders

‘Free’ used to get weird

– Jon Wozniak


Underground no more

Unstoppable express train

Next stop, MSG

– David Shutan


A band on a peak

Excitement ever splendor

A garden party for all

– @MaggiesFarm2001


iced brains elevate

unbridled, psychedelic

MSG awaits

– Sean Hanna


Let’s scare the children

Make ’em think they’ve really flipped

Push and pull and squeeze

– Tony Gray


short days, chilly nights

fiery facial peak onslaught

deftly thrilling phans

– Vapebraham


We all stopped at once.

And the stars all turned around.

The Four Wiseman played.

– @Nateek


Polished and gleaming

’Twas a culmination, man

Pinnacle of Phish

– Brennan Tiffany


New Year’s Is Brewing

Like Sketches From Ol’ Vermont

Seven Steps Beyond

– Corey Lareau

2,443 Responses to “December ’95 Haiku Finalists”

  1. butter Says:

    I got u bobby d, as soon as seatbelt light goes off, I can grab some codes from my briefcase

  2. butter Says:

    Mikes is used for a springboard sandwich of surprise songs now

  3. btb Says:

    I dont’ think it matters if they jam Mike’s or not.

    There, I said it 🙂

  4. Stoney Case Says:

    Okay, here’s one.

    Had big jam from Mikes in back of mind on 30th. Like I always do. Didn’t care when it didn’t happen. Like I always don’t.

  5. vapebraham Says:

    running a shuffle of fall and MSG run. shuffler goes right to 10.31 wingsuit. love that song.

  6. vapebraham Says:

    running a shuffle of fall and MSG run. shuffler goes right to 10.31 wingsuit. love that song.

  7. Stoney Case Says:

    I think Scott Marks or another guy interviewed Mike last summer or spring and asked about the 2nd jam in ‘Mikes’. Gordon was like “Oh? How about a reference?”

  8. tela's_muff Says:

    @JG – not a fan of Yarmouth, kind of over 46 Days, Lawn Boy is what it is, Heavy Things was ok, terrible PYITE, f Sample, and a decent Jibboo. so, mostly it wasn’t a set i personally thought much of (after Wombat), but i also felt the band sounded a little off compared to the previous two first sets of the run.

  9. tela's_muff Says:

    @stoney – i believe Mike’s final statement on that, via Twitter, was he could just as well not play it all of it’s an issue.

  10. Dorn76 Says:

    12/30 I worked fine for me @JG.

    Of course I was in a giddy mood, having just stubbed Phishm into the section with my crew, basking in the glow of watching him rage his first set at MSG.

    Birds ripped a few noob’s faces off.

  11. Arty Rankin Says:

    in light of mr. muff’s thoughtful observation on the matter and in looking at it more specifically

    reconsidered and revised

    1. 12/31 2
    2. 12/29 2
    3. 12/31 3
    4. 12/30 2
    5. 12/28 2
    6. 12/29 1
    7. 12/31 1
    8. 12/28 1
    9. 12/30 1

  12. MrCompletely Says:

    So I went to Shred’s link (thanks!) and saw Mp3s but someone said there were ALACs. Am I missing something?

    And who’s got my heady orange for the other nights?

    Muchos Garcias.

  13. Dorn76 Says:

    Annnnd I’m still lost. Birds was Saturday.

    Monday Set 1 wasn’t as popping, but opens very solid for me (Yarmouth Fan), liking KDF in the opener “get it over with spot”, then Gin, basically my favorite Phish tune. Weak middle tunes, nice finish with Jibboo, Trey sounding delicious.

  14. Jerome Garcia Says:

    ^^nice use of Garcias MrC 😎

    Thanks for your take telas. I was distracted during PYITE & missed the botchulism. Listening at the office while working def < couch tour &/or in the room listening.

  15. Jerome Garcia Says:

    Agreed Dorny McDornerstein re Jiboo. Delicious & calorically dense.

  16. Jerome Garcia Says:

    & I always enjoy a nice Lawn Boy. I can smell the colors outside on my lawn. Moist green organic that my feet tread upon.

    @Df good thing you skipped MSG. Not really you’re kinda run huh 😯

    Oh shit here comes the massive CDT. Time to get Dust’d.

    Tripost bitches!

  17. Mr. Palmer Says:

    new post

  18. PigSong Says:

    I’ll be spinning NYE set two forever, thats the Phish I originally fell for. They managed to make it personal and emotional, Mike says Yes.

    Caught what I imagine is the Light jam yesterday replaying my cast, look forward to visiting that set along with all the Ph I’ve missed since summer. Cheers, dudes.

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