In the gaze of the other

"My mistress' eyes are nothing…"

 Strung Out on Life Haiku

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Beef stew in the air

Stairwell walls’ sticky with it.

Breathe, run, count 10, breathe.
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Color in the lines

She could not stay inside them

Failed kindergarten.
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Married on a whim

Each good deed deserves better

Still waiting on gifts.
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Two lives turn to one

Children’s bare feet pat down halls

tripping on carpet.
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Rumors replace truth

The papers sell story lies

no consequences.
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Writing life haiku

Art belies the craft poorly

no skill for an ear.  

2 thoughts on “ Strung Out on Life Haiku

  1. Lovely little poetic gems! Thank you kindly for these gifts.

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