compassion absent

during both good times and bad

friendship collapses

© Ken Gierke 2019


With haiku and tanka offering an opportunity for subtlety in such few words, I find myself focusing more on Japanese poetry, lately.

This haiku is part of our theme of Disintegrate.

7 Responses to 11-7

  1. […] I submitted the five poems here to Pure Haiku for Freya’s latest theme, Disintegrate. The second haiku was featured at Pure Haiku on November 7th. […]

  2. Ron. says:


  3. rivrvlogr says:

    Reblogged this on rivrvlogr and commented:
    The current theme at Pure Haiku is Disintegrate,
    and my haiku is featured today.

  4. rivrvlogr says:

    Thank you for offering your prompt as inspiration, Freya.

  5. Jules says:

    Ken, that has happened many times when I have had to move…

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