The Elopement – a poem.

The Elopement

swift sparkling fair gay

the beck pours from its sedate course

shaped into veiled arms

 

 

For those afraid to use the word gay as it was originally defined, okay, but know here I do and it means happy.

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Tiny Thriller – a poem.

Tiny Thriller

fleas please on trapeze

entertaining the hairy beasts

makes the mangy sneeze

 

 

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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of FLEAS and Sneeze.

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Sounding Alarms – a poem.

Sounding Alarms

mother earth erupts

warning her foolish children

to care and comfort

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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of COMFORT and Erupt.

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A Cub’s Call – a poem.

A Cub’s Call

a baby’s chirp sounds

across the savanna dusk

the cheetah races

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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of CHIRP and Twilight.

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Twilight Serenade – a poem.

Twilight Serenade

music of the night

each chirp a different voice

out of the twilight


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of CHIRP and Twilight.

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Humanity – a poem.

Humanity

crisp ideas please

bring us near humanity

gently or harshly


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of CRISP and Ideas.

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A Turning of Mind – a poem.

A Turning of Mind

lies lay claim a cause

but praise, a chief comes forward,

to turn the mislead


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of FOOL and Head.

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A Twist of Hate – a poem.

A Twist of Hate

the fool’s head turns round

with a twist of ignorance

lies lay claim a cause


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of FOOL and Head.

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The Secret Place – a poem.

The Secret Place

seek hidden within

slash this pang of misery

still the barren beast


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of ACHE and Ease.

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Separate Ways, Same Destination – a poem.

Separate Ways, Same Destination

the fool does not see

there is ease in division

causing ache in all


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of ACHE and Ease.

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What is Time – a poem.

What is Time

years slip by, a haze

in a world filled with nonsense

is time… cure or curse


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of SLIP and Time.

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The Coward’s Way- a poem.

The Coward’s Way

the eagle plummets

as the dung rots in the sun

the craven blow smoke


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of BIRD and Blow.

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Where the Wind Blows – a poem.

Where the Wind Blows

the bird feathers on

a journey set by the wind’s blow,

is the simplest path

 


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of BIRD and Blow.

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Apathetic Anarchy – a poem.

Apathetic Anarchy

biting apathy

youth’s thoughts of their history,

give anarchy teeth

 


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of BITE and Teeth.

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Honing with Pain – a poem.

Honing with Pain

the truth has sharp teeth,

biting through the deepest pain,

life heals what life kills

 


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of BITE and Teeth.

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Changed – a poem.

Changed

rip, raw, torn, and bare

full of loathing and despair,

changed by loving care

 


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of BARE and Full.

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The Question – a poem.

The Question

a dark mind’s season

has never-ending self-doubt,

formed such rough visions

 


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of ROUGH and Season.

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Release Me – a poem.

Release Me

one glimmer of hope

breaking fear’s icy cold hold,

tired souls are set free

 


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of FROST and Glint.

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Warm Me – a poem.

Warm Me

choked breaths chill to frost

as her cold heart claims my core

a glint of light breaks

 


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of FROST and Glint.

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Life’s Needs – a poem.

Life’s Needs

red velvet petals

release needed enchantment,

on this simple man

 


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A haiku for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of RELEASE and Simple.

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