Violence in the… (Haiku)

Violence in the heart,
ripping a flower apart;
petals and a stem.


9 thoughts on “Violence in the… (Haiku)

  1. chance says:

    Thanks for the like, my life ever changing.
    Been thinking about you today when the Canadian got through to the semi finals at Wimbledon.take care

  2. Doug S says:

    I hope dear Tara that you are not the flower

    • Doug, I choose a flower because of it’s symbolism to opening, change, and cyclical patterns in the Universe. No matter how angry someone becomes, or holds onto anger, breaking a flower down to all it’s pieces, leaves me to think, ‘anger’ and violence accomplishes nothing, in the moment.

      Karma would be another thought…

      • Doug S says:

        I find nothing more beautiful and free than wildflowers in the forests and meadows Tara. I am sure there are many beautiful varieties around you. Wishing you peace.

  3. yelti says:

    Heart leaps
    Last echo of despair
    Lips close

  4. t h i n g s + f l e s h says:

    I’ve come back here, time and again, Tara, to encounter this deep little lyric. more soon please. xo tony

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