Haiku Friday. ‘Wings’, a haiku pentalogy.

Wings – a haiku pentalogy

1. Moment
One tragic moment
to turn your heart into ice;
extinguish the flame.

2. Deficiency
Such deficiency
within your mind, body and soul.
Pray you find the light.

3. Your Turn
Heaven weeps tonight
with all the unworthy souls.
Is it your turn now?

4. Redeemed
Walk the endless night,
a tightrope of redemption.
Return on gold wings.

5. Open Arms
Dare you try to fly
into heaven’s open arms?
The earth holds you firm.

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Wow, this became a bit of a 5/7/5 syllable opus.

Oh well, sometimes poems have a literal life of their own.

Cheers

Steve 🙂

4 thoughts on “Haiku Friday. ‘Wings’, a haiku pentalogy.

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    1. Thank you so much! They all make up a greater story. What’s the story? I leave that to the reader…
      I love Haiku for its brevity and succinctness. It’s a difficult form at times because of the syllable limits, but I love the challenge 🙂

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