Pie and Dust – A Haiku

By Somali K Chakrabarti

Pie and Dust

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Kings vie, soldiers die
vast empires crumble to dust
all for share of pie!

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© Somali K Chakrabarti,2016

 

The Haiku is written based on the prompt given by Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge – Pie and Dust

A Haiku is a Japanese poem consisting of 17 syllables in 3 lines, with 5 syllables in the first and third lines and 7 in the second.

 

 

 

Lei: A wreath for your soul  is a string of short poems reflecting on nature, life, illusion and inspiration.Lei

 

 

 

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  • Loved this . Justice to the prompt 🙂

  • Thought provoking and deep. Nicely done Somali:-)

  • And still the only thing that lives on is a pie.

  • Simple, effectively fluid to the soul:)

  • True! ‘Pie’ is the beginning and the end of all we do…ask a person who didn’t get any food for two days.

  • Such a profound truth so beautifully put across. Absolutely loved this one 🙂👍

  • And we still vie for the share of pie…Kashmir..Jerusalem..south china sea…everywhere..

  • Ain’t that so true.. over a piece of pie.. and then when we have the pie we just gobble it alll..

    Story of the new era

  • This seems to hold true over the centuries… from kings to democracy… true for every era

  • Wonderful, Somali! Pie is so much easier to understand than empires or wars. Give me pie instead!

  • I Loved how you served this dish Somali 🙂

  • The history of pie remains the same in every age…. sigh…

    A simple and deep haiku… 🙂

  • Simple words with profound meaning. Love it, Somali.

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