someone wants to cut you
Hide your face
Places to hide
any mask take your choice
just for one night
The Carpe Diem time glass prompt is Halloween. We are given a window of time to construct a haiku. The sands of time are running…
The goal of the Tan Renga Challenge is to write a second stanza to the first stanza (the haiku by Garry Gay) to complete the Tan Renga. You may use the classical syllables count, ( first stanza is 5-7-5 second stanza is 7-7) but it isn’t necessary.
dressed as a scarecrow
unable to face the world
without a mask
Today’s prompt at Carpe Diem is inspired by Gary Gay’s Halloween Night.
when living in the box has worn out its welcome where do we go?
It had all gotten so old
conforming had never been my style
I liked self expression
using the broad brush to make my statement
they had pushed me too far
I am after all human
I squeezed into this box for too long
I am getting out of said box and creating a new me
Thank you to G-Man who each week gives us a place to come as ourselves. Happy 55 all!
Photograph – I wish I had someone to attribute to this photo as it was found in public domain
Reality can hit hard superficiality of the world harder. Does anyone not wear a mask?
The room was filled with smiling faces
Each appeared so sincere
Every eye filled with laughter
“Why do I feel out-of-place?” she wondered
It seemed every where she went she never belonged
Then by chance she happened to see a placard on her way out
“leave your masks at the door when you leave!”
Thanks to G-Man @ http://g-man-mrknowitall.blogspot.com ( sorry my hyperlink isnt working)who always throws a great party over at his place. Bring your words no more than 55 tho. Masks are optional
Thank You to Carlos Castillo for the fantastic photo!!! Please enjoy other work by him. http://www.flickr.com/photos/chato/30622339/