Saturday, December 20, 2014

Me

Om Mani Padme Hum

The prompt this week at Haiku Shuukan is Me purifies greed and possessions (hungry ghost realm)
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hungry ghost lie
enticing our desires
devouring souls

government reform
greed and possessions
tossed out the window

our slaughtered boys lay
in unmarked fields
to placate greed

6 comments:

  1. Such a poignant and necessary haiku series, Dolores. Greed does run amock slaughtering our boys and girls, innocent children and families as well as soldiers.

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  2. Thank you for writing these - the greedy ghosts are murdering our kids, starving our people ... So well done, Dolores --

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  3. Ah yes, sigh ... Greed is such a terrible aspect of our human nature, with its children of "Ignorance" and "Want" ... well written haiku!

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