Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Poetry Slam

Jenn's haiku challenge theme this week is

FLAMES!

In high school he was
just a flame -- but he's the one
I'll love forever.

My temper flames up.
I can't express how I wish
I could let it go!

A flame sucks me in.
Hypnotized, I gaze through
to a secret place.

Image credit:
"No. 18" /Jackson Pollock , 1950

8 comments:

  1. WOW.. I love ALL THREE HAIKUS!
    Happy Wednesday!
    Mine is here
    hugs
    shakira

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  2. All terrific, but love the first one best ;)

    Glad you got hooked up - had some server issues this morning. All better now! Have an awesome day!

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  3. I, too, find it easy to become mesmerized by flames...

    Imagine the flames!

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  4. great haikus!

    I love the use of the Pollock to illustrate strong feelings, such a great metaphor!

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  5. my own high school flame turned out to be my soulmate! although he is gone forever, his love stayed with me. i love your haikus! the first one made me smile. :)

    Your Inner Flame (Haiku)
    Burning Heart (Haiku)

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