Haiku

Compromise Not Accepted

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embracing a truth

a paradox of living

without compromise

 

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I’m Sorry

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comfort whispering

wrapping you in future love

your sorrow soothing

 

 

quietly breathing

the present to past turning

your strength rebuilding

 

 

lighter than empty

lifting you from burning feet

catharsis complete

 

 

F

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foolishly fucking

fables of your fading fur

flawlessly fractioned

Midweek Haiku

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from screams of hollow

painful persisting progress

shadows seeking light

Willow Horse

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under a full moon

creating magical fright

a willow horse dance

(Willow Horse by James Jean)

Transformation

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from sleeping chaos

forgiveness will awaken

ever-growing peace

A Sunday Haiku Showdown

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First of all, allow me to present the participants:

 

  Kyle

and

  myself

 

It all started with…

**

“from the love I have

through the pain I will embrace

to the life I want”

**

And then continued with…

 

Kyle

i love this poem

it is so very clever

please write another

realityinprogress

my body was weak

replying was put on hold

i had to get food

Kyle

i understand you

we all need some nourishment

it was worth the wait

realityinprogress

happily admit

this poetry geekery

is making me laugh

Kyle

it makes me laugh too

poetry can be such fun

and good for the soul

realityinprogress

who would have known that

until experiencing

expression in short

Kyle

i think we should try

to post this conversation

on both of our blogs

realityinprogress

i say let’s do it

post this haiku nerdery

i just wonder how

Kyle

i find it a thrill

to squeeze my words so tightly

into such a form

realityinprogress

i really agree

maybe the future will be

one-word poetry

Kyle

i like that idea

let me have a go at it

here is my word – poem

realityinprogress

truely love your word

for me another one though

‘love’ my word will be

Kyle

your word is so sweet

and i find myself thinking

our words are the same

realityinprogress

maybe all words are

same reflection of a truth

we find in all hearts

Kyle

i think you are right

and very clever, that is

when shall we publish?

realityinprogress

let’s do it right now

we’ll each make a version and

publish when ready

Kyle

i was just about

to say exactly the same

what shall we call it?

realityinprogress

hmm i’m not sure yet

maybe Haiku Geekery

or what do you think?

Kyle

i have to cook now

but i am coming right back

what fun this has been

realityinprogress

go eat without stress

i’m just working out the form

playing with design

realityinprogress

I’m ready to post

A Sunday Haiku Showdown

you like the title?

Kyle

i like it a lot

a sunday haiku showdown

ready when you are

realityinprogress

okay let’s go then

put this boat in the ocean

*that was really lame*

 

I’ve never done a Haiku before and then suddenly one was there, coming from I don’t know where. But seriously, how awesome is Haiku?!

I just had so much fun :D

 

And do go and check out Kyle’s amazing version of our WP synergy on kylemew.com – you will not be disapointed.

Btw here is the original version (or just scroll down) – somehow the conversation order tweaked a bit, though.. Ah well..