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{un}holy haiku - 3rd Edition

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The Wistman

come inside, my friend

her sinister hiss so soft

I almost missed it

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

I almost missed it 

smoothness of icy surface 

tricky depth of snow   

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The Wistman

tricky depth of snow

dropped keys lost till springtime, white-

out of memory

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Helen of Annoy

out of memory

fall the pieces into one 

different new day 

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The Wistman

different new day

sheds its skin across the pond

lizards warm themselves

 

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Helen of Annoy

lizards warm themselves 

sensing movement while it's still 

between brain and paw  

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The Wistman

between brain and paw

short distance for chihuahua

so ouch reactive

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Helen of Annoy

so ouch reactive

my fine Nosferatu used 

to not touch the ground 

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The Wistman

to not touch the ground

this lightness of being, nor

mundane, neurotic

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Helen of Annoy

mundane, neurotic

fear fertilizer, must be

dissolved to spur growth

 

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The Wistman

dissolved to spur growth

the ego wails what a world

Dorothy clicks heels

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Helen of Annoy

Dorothy clicks heels

it doesn't work with those stuck in

peat up to their knees  

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The Wistman

peat up to their knees

city hipsters hike the bog

GPS won't help

 

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Helen of Annoy

GPS won't help

in places so real only 

heart can read that chart    

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The Wistman

heart can read that chart

made from hidden acts of love

that dull eyes can't see

 

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Helen of Annoy

that dull eyes can't see

what's so funny about their 

imperial clothes 

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The Wistman

imperial clothes

come see for yourself, hands up

you're under arrest

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Helen of Annoy

you're under arrest 

merry tune of wilder East   

tiny violins 

 

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The Wistman

tiny violins

of slight concern get drowned out

by nearing thunder

 

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Helen of Annoy

by nearing thunder 

you know once silent part comes 

cracking hill in half 

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The Wistman

cracking hill in half

Time wields its scythe, a crescent

moon turns away, torn

 

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Helen of Annoy

moon turns away, torn

between dreaming tides unseen

so high and so low 

 

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The Wistman

so high and so low

falcons penetrate the sky

seeking out the small

 

 

 

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Helen of Annoy

seeking out the small

prey exposed on top of hill

fruit of hard mole work  

 

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The Wistman

fruit of hard mole work

plump garden tuber repast

how wilted am I

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