Pluto

15 June, 2018

who denies pluto

will surely answer for it

when darkness is all

 

© Francis James Franklin 2018

 

Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing; his blog is littered with irreverent poetry, fantastic fiction and miscellaneous musings. Discover more at Alina Meridon.

 

I concur with this haiku’s sentiments. How can we, as mere humans, define the universe around us when really, we know nothing …

 

This haiku is part of our Celestial Bodies theme!


Venus

12 June, 2018

venus enchants all

her twilight song bewitching –

who could judge Paris?

 

© Francis James Franklin 2018

 

Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing; his blog is littered with irreverent poetry, fantastic fiction and miscellaneous musings. Discover more at Alina Meridon.

 

This haiku I had to include with its inverse reflection on Paris and judgement!

 

This haiku is part of our Celestial Bodies theme!


3 – 15

15 March, 2018
sharks chasing the blood
savage turmoil in their wake
the gull’s mourning cry
©  Francis James Franklin 2018

Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing; his blog is littered with irreverent poetry, fantastic fiction and miscellaneous musings.

This haiku stood out to me because of the vivid image of the sharks hunting and the seagulls in mourning.
This haiku is part of my OCEAN series.

11 – 11 – featured haiku writer

11 November, 2017
such efficiency
to automate the human
and delete its soul
© Francis James Franklin 2017

Here is the fifth haiku from our first featured haiku writer! Don’t forget to check out both of Frank’s blogs at Alina Meridon and Francis James Franklin

I don’t know if Frank’s intention was to write about war, but this is what this haiku made me think. It’s only fitting that I should publish it on Armistice Day …
This haiku is part of my MONSTER series.

11 – 10 – featured haiku writer

10 November, 2017
the balance is all
what matter the lives of men
when scales tip my way?
© Francis James Franklin 2017

Here is the fourth haiku from our first featured haiku writer! Francis James Franklin has recently been interviewed at my other blog – check out Frank Makes An Escape!

I chose this haiku because it is a chilling reminder of how tyrants think …
This haiku is part of my MONSTER series.

11 – 9 – featured haiku writer

9 November, 2017
no voice but these words
writ in blood and washed with tears
thus am I emptied
© Francis James Franklin 2017

Here is the third haiku from our first featured haiku writer! Francis James Franklin also has another blog which is littered with irreverent poetry, fantastic fiction and miscellaneous musings. Click on the link to find out more!

I enjoyed this one because it made me think – is this the vampire speaking? or the victim? what do you think?
This haiku is part of my MONSTER series.

11 – 8 – featured haiku writer

8 November, 2017
I delight in blood –
how beautiful a maid’s breast!
when penetrated
© Francis James Franklin 2017

Here is the second haiku from our first featured haiku writer! Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing. Read more of his writings by clicking on the previous link.

A subtle slant on the vampire legend – again, it shows the cruelty of the predator.
This haiku is part of my MONSTER series.

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