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{un}holy haiku - 3rd Edition

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The Wistman

we become dancer

red sun in our hair, Venus

raising the music

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Blue Star

Raising the music

Apollo turns his lyre

Marsyas plays aulos

 

 

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The Wistman

Marsyas plays aulos

in a wave of windsong

from shore - loons cry out

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

from shore - loons cry out

ship of fools sinks without them 

under stained, false flag 

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Blue Star

Under stained, false flag

No real victor, no true win

Resolve to be true. 

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OverSword

resolve to be true

the voodoo priest sips some rum

the zombies appeased

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The Wistman

the zombies appeased

Hecate called them by their names

as she weaves the dark

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OverSword

as she weaves the dark

cat watches behind the tree

ready to attack 

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The Wistman

ready to attack

claws and moment scalpel sharp

will or innocence

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Helen of Annoy

will or innocence

in night still young but so dark

only heart can see  

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Blue Star

Only heart can see

Soul is pure, direct to Love

Love knows truth, clearly.

 

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The Wistman

love knows truth, clearly

how the moonlight rustles with

essence lullabyes

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Blue Star

Essence lullabies

Soothing grace, cosy comfort

Tranquillity, peace.

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The Wistman

tranquility, peace

swaying in the poplars where

balance has no thumb

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Helen of Annoy

balance has no thumb

above head hot with rage, throw 

me in cold water  

 

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The Wistman

me in cold water

heating up - steamy ribbons

swing across night sky

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Helen of Annoy

swing across night sky

changing colors, keeping eye

on marooned siblings 

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The Wistman

on marooned siblings

gray wolf snaps his eyes, swift

his scorching defense

 

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Helen of Annoy

his scorching defense 

calls for another bucket 

ice is water too 

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The Wistman

ice is water too

raccoon laves stolen lunch clean

oops, it was jello

 

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Blue Star

Oops! it was jello

Trifles not to trifle with

Trifle, best served cold. 

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Helen of Annoy

Trifle, best served cold. 

Taste of summer evening in 

early winter night 

 

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The Wistman

early winter night

tree fingers scratch at stars, so

heartfelt the longing

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Blue Star

Heartfelt the longing

Doubts and fears collect to pounce

Insecurities. 

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Helen of Annoy

Insecurities. 

Self-designed circular hell. 

While cat sleeps so well

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