Another Anthology Mix

My hopes, fears, all manner of feelings, all from my heart. Expressed in haiku and senryu, at least my attempt at this style of Japanese poetry. Please, I beg for critiques, be they bad or good, but not rude, constructive, yes.


Haikui & Senryui

by

Mick Talbot

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every way he said
which way what direction
i gazed at the starsdivider-s-500x117

man is so weak
nature caters for the strong
evolution realdivider-s-500x117

child looks vacant
mother asks are you well
can not trust no onedivider-s-500x117

forget how can I
it changed my whole life
father left a willdivider-s-500x117

he ate venison
drunk loads of blanc de blanc
perfect post-mortemdivider-s-500x117

who boo boo who
i ain’t scared of a ghosts
why are you runningdivider-s-500x117

mark time on the spot
feel the breeze on your warm face
turn the fan to colddivider-s-500x117

child to mother
what does sectioned mean
dad he’s found outdivider-s-500x117

no more bombing
shouting screaming dying
let war rest in pacedivider-s-500x117

by the grace of God
that could of been me
ashes to ashesdivider-s-500x117

don’t look now don’t
why cant I see why cant i
turn that torch offdivider-s-500x117

signing have you heard
frantically signing back
you are a fooldivider-s-500x117

look out look out
he did no see it coming
post a new sentrydivider-s-500x117

celebrate all days
you simply being here
were on borrowed timedivider-s-500x117


All By Mick Talbot © 2016/17

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Anna Cottage says:

    Merry Christmas Mick to you and your dear Wife and every good wish for 2017. Lets avoid Politics, agree? Take Care, love Anna.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Mick Talbot says:

      Indeed always has been a taboo subject between friends. Have a very merry Christmas too. May you achieve all your ambitions now and forever, hugs -Mick

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Anna Cottage says:

    You too Mick, all the very best. Lots of fun and laughs in the New Year, well we can dream can’t we?

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Mick Talbot says:

      Thanks Anna, but that’s it, dreams, writing then more dreams, love it. You have fun too – Mick

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