Haiku and Senryu: Another Half-Dozen

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(I was in transit for 14 hours Saturday between northern Arizona and Southern California. My brain could handle only half the Wordle words Sunday. Here, now, are the other half-dozen. Enjoy!)
 
 

My Lady Mercy,
I pour out this libation,
hoping you will come.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
My Lady Birdsong,
when the bells begin to toll,
you flee far away.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Lady Poverty,
how can I handle hunger,
homelessness and thirst?
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Medicine Woman,
the accident has rent me—
make me whole again.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
Warrior Maiden,
your saber mars my visage—
vengeance from your hand.
 
~~ ~~ ~~
 
My Lady Wisdom,
your words are charged with meaning—
I shall savor them.

 
© 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
 
More The Sunday Whirl, Wordle 46
 
More The Poetry Pantry #91

Posted on March 12, 2012, in haiku, senryu, The Poetry Pantry, The Sunday Whirl. Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. As always I am jealous I have not got the haiku gene

  2. You carried the ladies beautifully through the second half. Your Sunday entries are a bit of an addiction for me. I LOVE them!

  3. Warrior Maiden,
    your saber mars my visage –
    vengeance from your hand

    While I enjoyed all of your haiku, the above struck me as a story to continue…you inspired this reply:

    blinding justice, true!
    what defense do you proclaim
    shall I lift the spell?
    3.12.12
    JP/davh

  4. Each one more beautiful than the last!

  5. Wonderful! I always enjoy these. Thanks for coming by and commenting on my fences post!

  6. “Lady Poverty,
    how can I handle hunger,
    homelessness and thirst?”

    Love it. Been on both sides of poverty.

  7. Wonderful words — and those little yellow globes definitely bring back childhood memories!

  8. I like how you tied these six together. I really like “My Lady Birdsong”.

    Richard

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