Before our oh-so-clever (and just-completed) We’re Moving campaign, way back a few years ago in the dark ages, we had a Haiku Hullabaloo campaign. Readers submitted haiku and the best one was emblazoned on a t-shirt and sent to generous donors. This is the immortal winner:

A frog in water
Doesn’t feel it boil in time.
Dude, we are that frog.

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(My efforts to persuade the powers-that-be to adopt "dude, we are that frog" as our official slogan, and the frog as our official mascot, are ongoing though as-yet unsuccessful.)

Well, via Gil Friend, I see that the Climate Protection Campaign is doing something similar, gathering climate-related haiku. Check ’em out.

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