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    MUNI is the San Francisco Municipal Railway. MUNI Haiku celebrates and shakes a fist at all that is good, bad and curious about SF public transit.

    The world-famous and locally-reviled fleet is made up of gas buses, electric buses, connector buses, historic streetcars, lightrail trains and the iconic cable cars. It's complemented in some parts of town by BART, the subway that connects SF to its outskirts.The creator of this site absolutely worships the Italian orange F Markets.

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    11.26.09

    why all the shouting
    my ears hurt from the fighting
    oh wait they’re talking

    30 Stockton [+]
    3.24.09

    Ohhh, Dirty Thirty
    How you smell all day and night
    weekends i can breath

    1.10.09

    It’s raining, we run
    two blocks from Molinari’s
    provalone and jam
    –jb

    Palace of Fine Arts
    Voluptuous stone muses
    Broadway: “Live Nude Girls!”
    –jb

    1.9.09

    Marina picnic
    wait, we forgot the sardines
    still sealed on the bus

    12.20.07

    Now, which line did I
    see a live Rooster flappin’
    for its damn dear life?

    I know we was on
    Stockton somewhere, and that Bird
    Dinn’t pay his damn fare!

    –A.K.Lewis

    10.26.07

    they took you from me
    15 3rd, now i suffer
    stink fish spit pushed pigs

    10.18.07

    Hey, Driver -my Stop!
    Bell sound means “stop requested”
    Don’t you understand?
    -Kimballi

    6.12.07

    A concert tonight
    Bus packed but I have bassoon
    Sorry everyone!
    –bsoongrl

    6.2.07

    Bag of groceries drops
    Woman scrambles to pick up
    Missed my stop today
    –jgoldfoot

    The 30s are here.
    All arrived at the same time
    Like a three car train.

    2.8.07

    You have two bags fish.
    At every stop you fall down
    yet seem surprised – why?

    12.1.06

    Need more syllables
    To capture the true horror
    Of riding Muni.
    –E.K.L.

    11.3.06

    Beads of sweat, dripping.
    Gripping two canes in one hand.
    No one gives their seat.
    –E.K.L.

    A peaceful journey.
    Kind of jarring, actually.
    Where are the crazies?
    — E.K.L.

    cough! cough! hack! hack! cough!
    *an organ flies out her mouth*
    *lands on floor* *twitches*
    –E.K.L.

    “He told you to move
    Back, but you didn’t move back.”
    “Get some sleep, old dude.”
    –E.K.L.

    10.16.06

    There are bugs in that
    Woman’s hair. And some li’l guys
    Just hopped onto me.
    –E.K.L.

    8.31.06

    I’m no math whiz, but
    I can see that the driver
    Shorted my transfer.
    –E.K.L.

    7.16.06

    i have a bus pass
    and yet you kicked me off for
    boarding in the back

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