Thursday, October 18, 2007

Haiku: Balance

Tightrope Walker
Walking a tightrope,
work offsetting my home life.
Pole never even.

“Free me,” I pleaded.
Ringmaster, feigning deafness,
Let me tumble off.

Walking a tightrope,
fears offsetting serenity.
Pole finally even.

[Submitted to
One Deep Breath. Do check out others’ poems by clicking on the comments. It will provide you a sense of balance.]

[Photo credit Associated Press.]


MamaGeek @ Works For Us said...

Wow. Beautiful.

is that you on the high wire ;-)

Anonymous said...

These are so great and so true...

mitzh said...

They were all good, love them.

But for today I am feeling number 2...

Anonymous said...

Oh, I need this today. What a way to start the morning. Thank you -- I'll be running these words through my head all day.

g said...

OMG! I lurrrve the 2nd paragraph. w00t!

Might I say, you're awesome. ^_^

Jo said...

Excellent, all three.

Jodi Peary said...

Beautiful and bittersweet; I feel all three of these at heart center.

Brian said...

The second poem is especially strong. It speaks strongly within the poem and well beyond.

get zapped said...

A great series of playing with balance. Thank you ;p


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