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{un}holy haiku - 3rd Edition

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purrrpetrator
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critters pause, wide-eyed 

attempt, whiskers buffeted

to will it away

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Helen of Annoy

to will it away

has better chances than those

with heads stuck in sand

 

 

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The Wistman
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with heads stuck in sand

bottom parts perform winsome

peepshows for meerkats

 

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Helen of Annoy

peepshows for meerkats

accidental amusement 

consequences meant  

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purrrpetrator

consequences meant

and all for merely gazing

in awe and wonder 

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Helen of Annoy

in awe and wonder 

stand before the ancestors

hope they'll tell you how  

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hope they'll tell you how

to chase fireflies in the woods

and not lose your way

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purrrpetrator
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and not lose your way

when all the lights have gone out

sense of surroundings

 

 

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The Wistman

sense of surroundings

informs the grey owl, his eyes

penetrate the dark

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Overdueleaf

penetrate the dark

for light begs to live in the

far reaches of time

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The Wistman

far reaches of time

yield no consolation for

when it's running out

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

when it's running out 

mind wants more, afraid of dark 

but soul knows way home

 

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The Wistman

but soul knows way home

and soothes the doubt that worries

needlessly at dusk

 

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Helen of Annoy

needlessly at dusk 

glancing the gate, knowing how 

tearing the veil sounds 

 

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MWoo7

? okay a try

tearing the veil sounds 

justly choices are rare now

woe to those who know

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Helen of Annoy

woe to those who know 

there's no bottom to black hole

where their soul should be    

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The Wistman

where their soul should be

a small voice calls out, unheard

amidst the clamor

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Helen of Annoy

amidst the clamor 

ship is sinking, after all 

orchestra changed tune 

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The Wistman

orchestra changed tune

it seemed, but moonlight played the

theme for the ages

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Helen of Annoy

theme for the ages

howled now by wolves whose name  

was heard too often  

 

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The Wistman

was heard too often

the sirens of the deep, now

deafness is common

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Helen of Annoy

deafness is common

self-imposed impairment they

do what monkey does

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The Wistman
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do what monkey does

the devils giggle, hiding

within their mansions

 

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Helen of Annoy

within their mansions

greed was fortified with fear

so... ready, aim, laugh! 

 

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Overdueleaf

so...ready, aim, laugh

let serious side of life 

slip and slide away

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