Three Haiku Poems – Broodish

Collage by Poet Rummager

Loneliness will sit over our roofs with brooding wings. Bram Stoker, Dracula

Loneliness will sit
in a corner of my room –
brooding and childish.

She’ll rock in my chair –
combing droopy wings all night.
She won’t be quiet.

I’ll toss and I’ll turn –
scaring sleep away and watch
night burn into day.
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88 comments

  1. Ooohhh i still haven’t figured the other layers of your previous poem..
    And yet again here you are with these beautiful haikus..offering complex emotions that i am yet to unfold…

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  2. Loneliness is broodish, like a petulant child with her bottom lip stuck out, hard to ignore. Metaphorically beautiful haikus, Rose. And I like your collage–summery golds, yellows, browns, and touches of red, offset the brooding woman and angry black birds.
    kat

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  3. Somehow I missed this the first time around. The haiku are great. The collage is outrageously good, very special. If I ever finish my book, maybe I can talk you into doing the art? πŸ˜‰

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      • Oh, there are so many jokes to make…but I will just give my heartfelt thanks. I will definitely take you up on your kind offer when the time comes. πŸ™‚

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      • What?! I love jokes; especially if they’re at my expense. Hurt me with your brutal humor, and I’ll laugh until my tears kiss your cruel lips. πŸ˜‚ Yes, I will sculpt paper for you.

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