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A haiku d'etat and Mitsubishi Boyco
- Subject: A haiku d'etat and Mitsubishi Boyco
- From: brelief@xxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 19 Feb 1996 07:19:00
Subject: A haiku d'etat and Mitsubishi Boycott
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A HAIKU D'=90TAT=20
THE 3rd ANNUAL HAIKU PROJECT
FOR FREEDOM AND THE ENVIRONMENT
You are killing plants and trees.
Let them live in peace.
-Jason Heilig, Age 10
Trees are treasured friends
Why do you cut the trees down?
You have no friends left!
-Kota Mio, Age 7
-Don Seekins, Nago, Okinawa
A haiku attack and boycott of MITSUBISHI,
the world's largest destroyer of forests and trees.
(Haiku is a Japanese form of poetry consisting of three lines:
5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables)=20
Burmese Relief Center -- Japan and Rainforest Action
Let's use poetry and artwork to save the rainforests and restore
democracy and human rights in Burma.
1. to stop the wholesale destruction of the earth's rainforests,=20
2 to adopt ecologically sound practices worldwide. =20
3. to end investment in Burma until the country regains
democracy and freedom from the despotic military regime,
BOYCOTT all products made by the Mitsubishi
Mitsubishi Electric Mitsubishi Motors
Kirin Beer Mitsubishi Bank =20
Mitsubishi Oil Nikon Camera
All poetry and artwork will be displayed at a unique "Haiku-in" in Osaka on=
March 20th before being presented to Minoru
Makihara, President of Mitsubishi Corporation.
Send poems and drawings to BRC--J (via post, fax, or e-mail)=20
Join the festival in Osaka on March 20, Vernal Equinox.
(Gather on Shinsaibashi-Dotonbori Bridge at 11 AM)
Burmese Relief Center -- Japan
Nara-ken 634, Japan
Tel: (07442) 2-8236=20
Fax: (07442) 4-6254