Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Haiku


The old man curses
nose hairs, ear hairs, and cancer,
but he keeps breathing.



6 comments:

  1. Tim,

    Growing old is not for the weak.

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  2. And the alternative, Fred, is a fine kettle of fish!

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  3. That's a powerful way to express what ageing is like, Tim.

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  4. V nice... Imo haiku express the human dilemma better than any other medium... Of course, I'm prejudiced...

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    1. Mudpuddle, my mind too often contains too many words, so it is a useful and healthy exercise to limit the syllables and words to a restricted few. More can be contained in less. There's a paradox!

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