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{un}holy haiku - 3rd Edition

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Helen of Annoy

slyly slide inside

escaping the touch of frost 

dream soon floods the eyes 

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The Wistman

dream soon floods the eyes

doggie curled up by the stove

alert, cocks an ear

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Helen of Annoy

alert, cocks an ear 

the decision must be made: 

to fight or to flee 

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to fight or to flee

beggar sees the honey comb

as the strike bees swarm

 

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Helen of Annoy

as the strike bees swarm 

bear doesn't care, thick is his fur 

bountiful reward 

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The Wistman

bountiful reward

sweet is nature's providence

its soft gold treasure

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Helen of Annoy

its soft gold treasure 

travels slowly down finger

refracting the light 

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The Wistman

refracting the light

prisms of diversity

shot cape of wonders

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Blue Star

shot cape of wonders

protect by filtering out

the murk can't fit through

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Helen of Annoy

the murk can't fit through 

veil of dawn, the strongest shield 

lingering in wind 

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The Wistman

lingering in wind

grey wolf sniffs a scent - how fine-

tuned is he, how swift

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

tuned is he, how swift 

cloak of night and fog can fall

on ground or on head  

 

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The Wistman

on ground or on head

acorns fall, swelling the spots

of contact, of chance

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

of contact, of chance

birds sing and men dream holding 

token of true love  

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The Wistman

token of true love

simple thing beyond all price

echoing in time

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Blue Star

echoing in time

richness beyond dreamed treasures

true love, lovers true

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Helen of Annoy

true love, lovers true

under stars closer to eyes 

squinting in cold wind 

  

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The Wistman

squinting in cold wind

I weep, not just for losses,

but because it stings

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Helen of Annoy

but because it stings

you know you took a share of

their pain, not in vain  

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The Wistman

their pain, not in vain

reeling through your mental sky,

tangled in heart strings

 

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tangled in heart strings

love plays a personal tune

to the one i love

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Overdueleaf

to the one I love

take this battered wartorn heart 

safe within your hands

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The Wistman

safe within your hands

it struggles to be free - sharp

kitten claws persuade

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Helen of Annoy

kittens claws persuade 

toughest guardians of drapes 

game is worthier   

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game is worthier

than intentions if they be

black, all hands of clubs

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