Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 45 – #Haiku #Haibun or #Tanka: Hate & Pride

This week our very own Fairy Whisperer  Colleen Chesebro has given us the two words Hate and Pride for the Haiku, Haibun or Tanka prompt.

This week my Tanka is inspired by Geoff Lepard‘s post on the Killing Fields of Cambodia. His post is here.

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Pure pride can instil 

So much negativity

With hate the crowd fill

Why all move as one for ill

We’ve not learned from history.


18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Mr. Militant Negro
    Aug 09, 2017 @ 16:04:38

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.


  2. Ritu
    Aug 09, 2017 @ 16:13:20

    Brilliantly done xxx


  3. robbiesinspiration
    Aug 09, 2017 @ 17:26:27

    An excellent response to the prompt, Willow, and very thought provoking.


  4. Colleen Chesebro
    Aug 09, 2017 @ 18:45:35

    Excellent Tanka and praise goes to Geoff, as well for giving you the inspiration. Your last line is haunting… it touches me deeply. ❤


  5. TanGental
    Aug 09, 2017 @ 22:53:35

    Wow that is seeringly painful but captures the essence


  6. Betty Hayes Albright
    Aug 10, 2017 @ 00:14:49

    Alas, so sad. Will humanity ever become humane?


  7. Judy E Martin
    Aug 11, 2017 @ 16:49:58

    It seeems we never learn, Sis! 💖💖💖


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