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[Join In!] 3rd Intergalactic Consulting Haiku Contest

David’s vacation:
He’s off in Argentina
Let’s play with Haiku!

(Author’s admission:
Most of these haiku are ones
I’ve published before.)

(For those who don’t know…
Haiku: three lines; syllables:
five, seven then five.)

A new prospect calls.
Excited, I ask questions
then quote a high fee.

One more week gone, and
the proposal isn’t signed
Should I call again?

Hooray, they said yes!
Let’s review the task timeline.
Uh oh. We owe what?!

Few on-site visits.
Now, we Zoom. We wear dress shirts
over pajamas.

The client requests
an extra analysis.
More work? Aaack. Scope creep.

Our report, page 12,
the client hears what they want.
Now they are happy.

Presentation done,
at last this job is finished.
Where’s the next project?

Other consultants
need a respite from their toil.
Post your clever verse.

  1. Sean Hagen
    December 6, 2023 at 7:09 am Reply

    Another con’frence? : (
    A chance to meet new clients… : )
    And to get more pens!! ; )

  2. William J. Ryan
    December 6, 2023 at 8:10 am Reply

    Learning is a joy
    But sometimes it can be hard
    Laugh at your mistakes

  3. Dena Kowaloff
    December 6, 2023 at 8:38 am Reply

    Food selling slowly in-store?
    That’s my specialty – I’ll help.
    –Rockstar Marketer.

  4. Elaine
    December 6, 2023 at 9:01 am Reply

    Time for vacation.
    Client calls me as I leave.
    Last minute request.

    • Bette
      December 7, 2023 at 9:19 am Reply

      Elaine – I totally feel this one… Thanks for making me smile.

  5. Chris
    December 6, 2023 at 9:15 am Reply

    SOX made some millions
    Fixing accounting shredders
    Thanks Art Anderson

    Defense shops at risk
    Security compliance key
    Consulting gold mine

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