Souls cry in anguish
Channeled by each breath expelled
I bear each burden

Today’s haiku is inspired by a painting by Marc Chagall called “The Poet Reclining.” The gauntlet was thrown by Heeding Haiku with HA.

7 thoughts on “Unrest

  1. So deep and moving …

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  2. “I bear each burden” is a terrifying line. Perfect.

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  3. Nicely penned…we feel that hopelessness…must have been a strange experience to be on his honeymoon with all going on then.

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  4. Wow… Gives you the perfect feel… despair

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  5. This has the feel of despair… which I’m sure he must have felt.

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