4/06/2012

Haiku: Forgive You Not



your “sorry” echoes,
uttered in a barren space
filled with false mercy


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 Written for Haiku Heights April Heights Challenge - Day 7: Forgive.

10 comments:

Brian Miller said...

i have a hard time with the forgetting part as it opens the door to them doing it again...but i will forgive...nice capture patti

Ramesh Sood said...

Very beautifully put.. Loved your take on Forgiveness..

Ramesh Sood said...

Very beautifully put.. Loved your take on Forgiveness..

Ellecee said...

You'd expression "false mercy" resonates with me. I have seen it but you have named it for me. I enjoyed your haiku.

Tigerbrite said...

Nice one. An empty 'sorry' is valueless.

magiceye said...

wow that is so powerful!

CYNOSURE said...

sweet and powerful... :)

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Sounds like some of the students I work with!

Will She Forgive Us?

Gemma Wiseman said...

"False mercy" is a powerful complement to "barren spaces".

zongrik said...

false mercy -> not a good thing!!!

birth death its all the same
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