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{un}holy haiku - 3rd Edition

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Helen of Annoy

Life is beautiful 

though some painkillers won't hurt 

even Sun has spots 

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The Wistman
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even sun has spots

like we do in old age, do

they suggest a flaw

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

they suggest a flaw

making each creation one

of its wondrous kind 

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The Wistman

of its wondrous kind

there are old tales - the balsams

keep the scent of it

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Helen of Annoy

keep the scent of it

clear the fumes of destruction 

common sense glory 

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The Wistman

common sense glory

priority of balance

no thumb on the scale

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

no thumb on the scale

what I give is what I get

water for us all 

 

 

(We always leave a bucket and a shallow old plate full of fresh water in the garden, especially during hot summer and freezing winter days, so any animal who drops by can drink.)   

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The Wistman

water for us all

overrules exceptional

grasping, the parched mind

 

 

* Helen, kudos for your helping of the critters.  :yes:

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

grasping, the parched mind

blessed with rain, the holiest 

abundant life source 

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The Wistman

abundant life source

in a dewdrop, how the ferns

tremble at sunup

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Helen of Annoy

tremble at sunup

translucent leaves I must leave

they remain in mind   

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The Wistman

they remain in mind

who've left us lonely here with

heartbeats and burnt dreams

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Helen of Annoy

heartbeats and burnt dreams

live seemingly out of spite

written is now done  

 

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The Wistman

written is now done

soulful crickets sound the night

chirping lullabies

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

chirping lullabies 

breeze descends the mountain slope 

moon mirrored in sea  

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The Wistman

moon mirrored in sea

induces deep breathing, such

silvery effect

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Helen of Annoy
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silvery effect

on my path that leads through dark

night graced with fireflies 

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The Wistman

night graced with fireflies

dancing to the crickets' songs

campfire still glowing

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Helen of Annoy

campfire still glowing

one more story before dreams

make stars start falling  

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The Wistman

make stars start falling

for me as I fell for them

with far younger eyes

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Helen of Annoy

with far younger eyes 

cube was just the nearest square 

world remains pear-shaped 

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The Wistman

world remains pear-shaped

perspective yields a vision

distortive and real

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Helen of Annoy

distortive and real

piece of sky found in a pond

lavender in bloom   

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The Wistman

lavender in bloom

rapturing the senses - bees

enticed, rewarded

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Helen of Annoy

enticed, rewarded

their honeycombs overflow

with true, healing gold  

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