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{un}holy haiku - 3rd Edition

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The Wistman

taming inner beast

defangs surly, rash judgments,

turns on the wisdoms

 

 

 

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Ozymandias

turns on the wisdoms

- tongue and jaw twist while teeth grind -

tastefully dispatched

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The Wistman

tastefully dispatched

as vampires or soldiers do

grinning in the dark

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Helen of Annoy

grinning in the dark

I told my own fortune from  

a rose in my hand  

 

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purrrpetrator

a rose in my hand

between the head and heart lines

petals softly fall

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Helen of Annoy

petals softly fall 

on warmed with sun, smooth, black stone

it will crack with time 

 

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The Wistman

it will crack with time

rationale foretells a doom

skylarks skirt the breeze

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purrrpetrator

skylarks skirt the breeze

and become rhinoceros 

'til it blows over

 

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Helen of Annoy

'til it blows over 

sane ones stay inside I've got

lightning to attract  

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The Wistman

lightning to attract

cinnabar to refine and

amber eyed to be

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Helen of Annoy

amber eyed to be

and see in the dark that falls - 

hold that torch, higher 

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The Wistman

hold that torch higher

and be witness to the love

inherent in life

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Helen of Annoy

inherent in life

strife and pain, content and joy

nights make days brighter  

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purrrpetrator

nights make days brighter

and without the bitterness

where would sweetness be

 

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Helen of Annoy

where would sweetness be

if not in the victory - 

oh, in true love too

 

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The Wistman
Posted (edited)

oh, in true love too

does courage reside, the swans

defend their wild nest

 

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tcgram

Defend their wild nest

Against many enemies

Stand your ground and fight

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The Wistman

stand your ground and fight

woodchucks from your garden, those

enticing perfumes

 

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purrrpetrator

enticing perfumes

are the lupine pheromones

she-wolves can't resist

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Helen of Annoy

she-wolves can't resist 

easy prey, foolishly bleats 

her pups can't be seen  

 

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ouija ouija

her pups can't be seen

waiting in wings to follow

in her vicious tracks

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Helen of Annoy
Posted (edited)

in her vicious tracks

mercy means swift death and still

her conscience is clear 

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The Wistman
Posted (edited)

her conscience is clear

she tells herself, and smashes

crocus underfoot

 

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Helen of Annoy

crocus underfoot

accidents happen but they're

no coincidence 

 

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The Wistman
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no coincidence

is innocent, no eclipse

without some shadow

 

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