Weekly Haiku 17

Standard

Life

Life is not waiting;

Dead, the mellow soul that takes

Comfort in boredom.

(Not sure I entirely agree with this one, which is weird since I wrote it.)

(space)

Unexpected

Scorned, that tired cliché;

How can it be that love came

Sudden, swift, and sure?

(space)

Epitaph

The day’s epitaph;

Another grain slipped away

Into the ocean.

(space)

Love/Fear

A cry in the night

Brings forth a rushing heartbeat;

A parent’s instincts.

(space)

Cat

Gentle as a lamb,

Kind as any cat could be;

Sleep in peace my friend.

(space)

All haiku copyright © 2013 by Michael Vest

~NekoShogun

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