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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Walk



Today is the first day of the annual Haiku Challenge, hosted by Someone is Special at the blog Few Miles.  It lasts for the month of February. If you like haiku (I know you secretly love it, FB!), please join in!

Day 1 – February 1st – Theme: Freestyle 

Imagined sins scream
He takes to the streets to walk
Nervous, noiseless night

17 comments:

Fireblossom said...

Haiku is a lie from the pit of hell! :-P

Susie Clevenger said...

This is great...imagined sins scream

Buddah Moskowitz said...

Oooh dis wuz good. :) Liked it very much. Told a lot in a little.

SweetTalkingGuy said...

I can feel the atmosphere here, nicely told!

honeyhaiku said...

This is a haunting haiku!

Brian Miller said...

nice..i like the contrast of screams in the opening and the noiseless in the last...

Grace said...

They do scream so loud, don't they ~

becca givens said...

Nervous, noiseless night

jittery line I can feel! Nicely done ~~

Dave King said...

What a cracking start to the Feb challenge! Compliments.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

When the nights are nervous, I become nervous too!

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kavisionz said...

Awwwwesome!!! A still night with all the deadly secrets it holds - so well described in such few words!!

Grace said...

I would be nervous too.

Of course, I am here in this challenge too ~

(aka Heaven)

Someone is Special said...

Lolamouse, Welcome back to the challenge.. What a way to write a Haiku - breathtaking.. Waiting to read all the twenty nine Haiku from your pen..

Someone is Special

Paulo Guimaraes said...

I love this haiku, I can feel the emotional disorder in the character.

myheartslovesongs said...

i LOVE this, Lolamouse! SO intense, especially for a haiku! i want to know what his imagined sins are. {smile} the last line is striking!

dani ♥

Kathy Bischoping said...

This has something of the quality of the famous "Curious green ideas sleep furiously" sentence, with his mood displaced seamlessly into the streets. Oh, tormented souls...

zongrik said...

screaming verse

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