Flame of hate: RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #276 Smoke&Water

This post is in response to Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge .

Smoke of hate rises

Water won’t clean fanatics

Stench of burning flesh

 

Pour holy water

Everything will be OK

Religious smoke screen

 

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Shattered reflections – haiku of hope

Reflections shattered

Broken mirrors littered earth

Caricatured dreams

*****

Coping as life blooms

Dark abyss of depression

Hope supports living

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Flickering lights gleam

Shreds of mirrors points of light

As blood stained earth heals

A river dies for progress: RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge # 246 Narrow & Minded

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River takes own course
Create dams, let power flow
Narrow minded cries
*****
River, narrow, dies
Broad minded man eulogise
Sacrifice worth it
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Mind self interest
Narrow vision, pundits say
Unjust criticism
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Our God is only God
Non-believers be in hell
God narrow minded?

 

 

History Retold – Son et lumière: RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge # 244 Sound & Motion

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Horses galloping
Thunderous cannons booming
Sound and light magic
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Applause galore mutes
Mirage of past lights up walls
Ghosts move silently
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Forgotten fallen
Unfortunates weep silent
Despots preen again
*****

 

 

Against the Tide: RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge # 243 Swim & Float

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Swimming against tide
Dark hostile environment
A precious life floats
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Nine months and counting
Swimming and floating in peace
Harsh world waits outside
*****
Swim, you precious soul
Cruel sharks circling around
Floating dangerous
*****

 

 

My Aching Heart Bleeds: RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge # 241 Storm & Fierce

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My aching heart bleeds
Raging emotions hidden
A fierce storm brewing
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Misinterpreted
Ambushed unexpectedly
Wreckage of fierce storm
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Forgive and forget
Pick up pieces after storm
Fierce pain lingers still
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Storm will pass one day 
Love and trust casualty
Fierce pain will subside