shame – haiku

undeserved hunger –
aged hands shouldn’t have to beg
at younger hearts’ gates

© Liliana Negoi

Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 3 – February 3rd – Theme: Paint the Image
Photo Clicked by Anand of: Apple Blossom’s Photography

8 Responses to “shame – haiku”
  1. wordcoaster says:

    Lovely interpretation 🙂

  2. sonsy lass says:

    Great message – bravo Liliana!

  3. Amber says:

    They shouldn’t have!
    This really has an imapct. Powerful!

  4. becca givens says:

    I like how you responded to the prompt!

  5. granbee says:

    This same image was used to accompany a haiku about hands saddling a horse, the rough exteriors hiding a tender heart in another blog I follow. I am equally impressed by your haiku calling us to remember to graciously and generously care for the elderly without waiting for them to ask. Wonderful, Lili. You are a real treasure.

  6. true, the old hands have to but reality na.. Loved it..

    Someone is Special

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