Tag Archives: Humanity

~ Haiku


~ Haiku
Uprooted Oak tree

Broken branches lie, decay

Roots lost to the winds
O’Prunty 
6/10/17
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~ Greed


~ Greed
When Greed the heart does consume

Logic finds no room

Distorted – nay, falsehoods – proclaimed 

From forked tongues without restrain

All Dignity cast aside

Void of substance, alter pride

And family, friends stand in awe

Observing the circus one and all
When Greed the heart does consume

Logic finds no room.
O’Prunty 

5/31/17
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~ Haiku


~ Haiku
Watershed moment

Before, after, her demise

Happiness, sorrow
O’Prunty 
4/15/17

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~ Being Human


 

“Strive as we might, our humanity keeps us from perfection -that great illusion – And it is our humanity that tortures our thoughts when a “mistake” has been made. A mistake is paid for once, yet, our humanity guilts us, shames us, ’til we bankrupt our souls, still, believing we can obtain the unattainable…the perfect”… O’Prunty 2/13/17

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~ Haiku


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Family tree stands tall

Some branches no longer exist

Shoots of new ones, little ones
O’Prunty 

2/5/17
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~ Haiku


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Crucible of thought

The unanswered question, why?

Darkness envelopes 
O’Prunty 1/23/17
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~ Sacrifice 


~ Sacrifice 
My love has nowhere to go

No destination 

Held fast within my being

My very core 

Trapped…unseen
Blessed was I 

With the capacity to love

To give without thought

To surrender self,

Receiving naught
Still, love grew old

Took its last breath, repose

And laden is the heart

With yesteryear thought…
And Cupids cruel, cruel, dart.

O’Prunty 

11/24/16
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