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Author Name: PremiumByronBabe 8 Comments
Date Added: October 12, 2012 14:10:29 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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A Single Tear...A Haibun
A single tear slips from my eye
for believing yet another lie.
You asked that I put my past away
for some men mean what they say.
Fool me once the saying goes
upon loves grave, lay a rose.

Even though I understand
it didn't happen like you planned.
Disregardance is still deceit
with the unknown I can't compete.
Compassionate I'll always be
won't let you take that from me.

Swiftly to an end
though I will still call you friend
only time will mend

Author's Notes:
This my attempt at a Haibun. While it may not be perfect, I discovered that a lot of published Haibuns break the rules. What is a Haibun? A form of poetry that combines Poetic Prose with a Haiku. You may repeat the pattern as many times as you wish.
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Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on December 13, 2013 03:45:09 PM Report
We learn best from our mistakes in life. If a lesson is learned, then it wasn't really a mistake..It was a life's lesson...Len
Comment By: FreeDKO on October 14, 2012 08:16:29 AM Report
This form of poetry is new to me, but I love the flow and the power of your emotion within. 
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on October 13, 2012 01:06:27 PM Report
A fine a haibun as ever I've read!  Seriously, a good poem.  Seems like you tell the truth.  Then -- I don't know what to say: love is surely complex.  --David
Comment By: FreeTimespell on October 12, 2012 09:25:44 PM Report
Lets find out

I'll let you know

Yeah' I am right

see you in a week

can you let me know...

Heaven is a pyramid

in the middle of our eyes


sorry im wong this time


its all good...



Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on October 12, 2012 09:07:53 PM Report

I will not pretend

You know that I am your friend

with an ear to lend

When that tear does fall from your eye

know that I'm your friend and your guy

Who has never let you down before

who will catch those tears forever more.....

I always read the piece first, not caring the type of poetry it is. I loved this start to finish, not knowing what it was, only knowing who it was from. Nice job Kym!

Comment By: PremiumBlake Hightdudis on October 12, 2012 05:01:49 PM Report
Very well done I enjoyed this.
Comment By: FreeHenry M. on October 12, 2012 03:34:07 PM Report
Amazingly beautiful poem Kym, nice work on this!  Hugs,   Henry
Comment By: Freeken on October 12, 2012 03:15:28 PM Report
Given that poetic prose it a loose form I do not think the is out of form

perhaps a lot of line breaks for prose  and traditional haiku's are more

nature orientated; never-the-less,  these a small variations. 

I like this form and will give it a try tonight. I am not big on haiku's because they are so short

they tend to be ambiguous but as a summation they would work very well.

I enjoyed your chosen subject as it was quite believable or based on past truth

either way it is well presented by this form.

a pleasure



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