#414 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku about June 12, 2016



heart squeezed by anger

the easy spread of hatred

now I want a gun



for the bereaved; I

am not enlightened—I want

to kill the killers



insides torn; don’t know

how to love through rage and grief

can’t find my prayers



we are all sinking

tangled in the godlessness

of separation




About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, jewelry maker, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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6 Responses to #414 – 4 Haiku

  1. Elly-Grace says:

    your poetry is incredible. been following for ages. would love to collaborate somehow x

    • Blackbird says:

      Thank you Elly-Grace….your readership and comments are very much appreciated….still full of incomprehensible disappointment in humanity one one hand, and pride and awe on the other. Regarding collaboration…the more the better…in so many different ways…we’ll talk.

  2. Mummzy says:

    Very powerful. We are Pulse!

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