Posts tagged ‘prose’

Haiku #157

Ten Thousand Islands Dropped anchor under stars We made love on sandbar   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

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  Fed beast for long time Today woke up changed my mind Freedom what I need Veins dry nothing left to bleed Tomorrow will sow new…

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  Daybreak Clean Sea breeze Lungs clear Practicing  Tai chi Harmony For Free   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

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Damn right I’m a cynical chap Suffered my share Of mishaps Today’s world   in a severe undertow Nothing is sacred So much hatred Perverted terrorists…

Haiku #156

Hatching sea turtles Marching towards the ocean No baggage just instinct   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016  

Haiku #155

Worn out hiking boots He just kept moving along Soaking wet but strong   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016  

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Privileged Less privileged Social climbers Boomerang slackers Believe in the good book Or burn in hell Pray five times a day Study Quran Or an infidel…

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For a long time She had suffered much No longer heard the beautiful sounds Of the garden chimes Final days I sat in a chair Next…

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Frantically Scratching  At his deformed image  In the mirror Hyperventilating He cried “Please help I need air” Fallen idol Emotional bowl of jello Desecrated soul  …

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Relax Be patient Sit by the river with your fishing pole Most of all  Do not be dragged down the rabbit hole Overtime  Bad character Will…

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Stingrays In the sea Gliding along effortlessly Queen angelfish Swimming gracefully A grouper Under a coral ledge Observes me cautiously Spiny lobsters Look tasty School of…

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Fiddler crab Moving back forth on beach sand Never stays with plan Has no control of wheel Flip Floppers never close deal   Back to HOME…

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Sitting on my beach chair Who the hell needs a career? Catching rays Reading philosophy books all day I’m not a frustrated big shot With an…

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Put it on the bain-marie May not eat for another century Spent winter in Romania Hung out with vampires from Transylvania Full blood transfusions made me…

Haiku #154

Early morning bathe In cool holy Ganges River Brings contentment   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #153

  Hot weather is here Daily afternoon rainstorms Bamboo on steroids   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #152

  Spring blooming frenzy Bromeliad flower spikes Stand at attention   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #151

  Warm mid-morning Iguana getting suntan On backyard stepping-stone   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #150

Chop chop chop and slice Always taking is not nice Sneaky like scared mice   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

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  Eight years In the can No longer same man Paroled Desperately  Trying to secure foothold Mops 1000’s of square feet every night Grinding On decaying…

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  Had a moment that day Decided  To throw it all away Purchased  One way ticket Going  South of the border Now  Live as a loner…

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  I never laugh at others misery However This time it is worthy Smaller and smaller The number of places for the corrupt to hide Stashing…

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  The bricklayer Hunched over Under hot Florida sun Working twelve hour days Moving ton after ton Six years ago Came from El Salvador Across American…

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The trader Always glued to his computer screens Charts,data,news feeds Today on top Next day may bleed Wears the best threads Custom made Italian suits Silk…

Haiku #149

  My favorite pastime Surfing top of storm clouds That floats through the sky   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #148

  Hacking sugarcane Scorched fields farmhand feels pain Only bossman gains   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #147

Tokyo room Shared bathroom with thirty people Saved Yen for sushi   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #146

  Heavy Thunderstorm Raccoons having a party Inside of house roof   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #145

  Endless Raking Leaves fall daily on rock garden Hermit learns patience   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #144

  Courageous black bamboo Shredded by hurricane Storm gone new culms come   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #143

  They come they go Do not succumb to undertow Maintain steady flow   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

Haiku #142

  Simple Go stones Placed tactically on wood board Devour silence   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2016

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  You’re irritated I know that you are May I offer you a chocolate bar? Yes Life is unfair However There is no need to despair…

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  I just purchased a rusty 95 Town Car Grab some clothes We will drive far Cheap rooms Hot sex Along the way Miami to LA…

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  Sorry I’m very confused You say that all the shapeshifters escaped from the zoos Nothing about this on the news How do you know this…

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  Negative interest rates Japanese keeping Yen in safes Printing press Central Banks now at a loss Americans  working multiple part time jobs Rich smoke Cuban…

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  Forty years ago The decades just come and go My father and me Fishing in Florida Keys Casting lines shooting the breeze   Back to…

Haiku #141

  Take Me Please Take Me Faraway where we can play bamboo flutes all day   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #140

  How does person gain depth? Only one way my friend Life Experience   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #139

  Dust balls on the floor Reminds her of dreams no more Life now one big chore   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #138

Why keep chasing? Believing you are gaining Face it you’re fading   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #137

  Washing dishes by hand Scrub dry plate fork frying pan Relaxation   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #136

  Catching butterflies Warm spring morning sunny sky She began to cry   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #135

  Freshly poured cement We put down our handprints Forever together   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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  Pompous Plutocrats will eventually fade away Jackals unable to find prey Corrupt souls permanently decayed Malnourished ghosts chained in closets Condemned forever to irrelevance  …

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  Do not hide anymore Rip off bandage and show sore Kneel in front of mirror Naked nothing left to fear Everyone gone who you held…

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  Anyone can be your friend. The question is what do they want and how much do they pretend? When everything is fine Friendship  is like…

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  Hot night in Bahia It was obvious she was hurt like me Well into our bottle of Argentinian wine Ana moved forward in her chair…

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Around 6am Tsukiji fish market Sushi Sashimi breakfast Washed down with Sapporo Draft Chilling with fishmongers this Gaijin had a blast   Back to HOME PAGE…

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  Winter migration Birds fly south for vacation Paddling canoe In Florida Everglades Watching colors on display   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

Haiku #134

  When I’m feeling blue I eat a lot of chocolate Then feel brand new   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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  Crumbs on table Long ago became stale Drinking cold coffee Flip a coin to see who will leave You take take when I just please…

Haiku #133

  Takayama cold Stumble from karaoke bar Snow is everywhere   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #132

  Stop!  Take look around You are riding train round and round Peace never found   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #131

  Great Smoky Mountains Old cabin by the river Our nest for winter   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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  Tried to play the game System rigged to keep all in chains When symphony stops I see just crushed toy blocks Dreams submerged in swamp…

Haiku #130

  Recycle the bin What information is chosen? Keep the minds frozen   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #129

  Our lovely daughter Bad boys report cards no more You’re now thirty-four   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #128

  Polished marble floor We danced tango once more Then left separate doors   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku # 127

  Robots take most jobs Workers unemployed will starve Who will control mobs?   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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  Patpong Cowboy Soi Dance go go how employed Four thousand Thai Baht Farang sleep with me I’m hot Left farm to hustle streets Bangkok  …

Haiku # 126

  She is just like me Block out hurt permanently Our way to survive   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #125

  Social Media Like being in a jungle From comfort of desk   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku # 124

Small shack with tin roof Heavy tropical rainstorm Will sleep well tonight   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #123

Tranquility Every time I look at Buddha I feel so happy   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Guess what I bought? A Bicycle built for two Jump on lets ride No worries we will find our stride Pedaling laughing so alive Back to…

Haiku # 122

  Shake Shake up the trees Go out live life with energy Then no regrets   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #121

  Backpack pair of boots Bought around world ticket Will not be home soon   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #120

  Laying in hammock Smoking pipe drinking beer Watching bananas grow   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

Haiku #20

  She writes poetry Like an angel from heaven I melt like butter   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015