Haiku Heights: Pain

something so well formed
should never shatter to shards–
glass that cuts my palms

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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49 Responses to Haiku Heights: Pain

  1. I thought of a beautiful Christmas ornament.

  2. jmgoyder says:

    I definitely felt that.

  3. This haiku of yours is brilliant and wonderful. 🙂

  4. Poignant and well written, Susan. 🙂

  5. Green Speck says:

    A beautiful imagery !!!

  6. Meenakshi says:

    very nice, I could see the blood oozing out!

  7. WabiSabi says:

    The pain of losing something ‘so well formed’ may last longer than the pain of the cut! Your words are also ‘so well formed’ as always!

  8. mobius faith says:

    Had me running for a tourniquet. Nicely crafted.

  9. Susan says:

    What shatters? Mirrors, ornaments, windows, times, illusions. The palm’s lines can change, and the future. Ouch, indeed.

  10. S Jayanth says:

    so many things i can think of.. wonderful haiku.. 🙂
    Riddle Of Hearts

  11. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    Everything hinges on “should,” doesn’t it?

    Lady of Sorrows

  12. nelle says:

    Ouch. It brings to mind a scene from a short I wrote last winter.

  13. Grace says:

    Ouch…that is painful indeed ~ Good one ~

  14. 4joy says:

    I pictured the glass shards as tears…

  15. Prema says:

    Just this morning I happened to break a beautiful glass bowl, which shattered into a million shards. So I know exactly what you mean. Beauty that cuts a jagged edge.

  16. Eclipse says:

    Perfectly put… just brilliant!!

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