Monday, July 08, 2013

565 : The Sand Dragon


Haiku Heights has the prompt 'Sand'.

Fears are built on sand.
Even dragons wash away
With the swelling tide.

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© J Cosmo Newbery 2013
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14 comments:

  1. Lovely take on the prompt :)

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  2. Sand, without tides, would be scary desert-ed places with dragons.

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  3. Oh yeah...even a mighty dragon can't face nature's fury. Great take, Cosmo!!

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  4. Nice take on sand!! That really is a formidable dragon!! Scary!! Thank goodness for the tide that washes it away!!

    Seriously speaking J Cosmo it must be a laborious task making them and to think that the tide comes in twice a day to wash it all away!!

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  5. I really enjoyed the deeper meaning in your words and the hopefulness that many if not all of our fears will wash away with time!

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  6. Beautiful haiku and I agree with WabiSabi

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  7. Fears built on sand, yes, lacking foundation. All that is built on sand will either wash away or be tossed aside by the winds. I loved this haiku, and I'm not a big fan of that form. Yours worked in all the best ways, Cos. Peace, Amy

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    1. Thanks Amy, I have only recently tried a few Haiku. Haiki? It's an interesting discipline. Can make you pull your hair out at times, tring to get the meaning within the syllable count.

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  8. Why don't you stick to something you're good at, like limericks?

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  9. Well for sure, J.C, one thinking I wouldn't want to be would be a sand castle. They are sooo fragile, it won't take much of a wave to disfigure them for live. My fears are more substantial I am afraid.
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