Safe from Words: Haiku Poem

Safe from words: haiku poem

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Safe from words: haiku poem
Ink art by Vineeta

If my words could blaze,
Would I need fire to burn
trash from existence

If my tears could stain
Would I need ink to write tale
of fathomless pain

If my sigh could sing
Would I need symphonies to
tune dissonant souls

If my curse could kill
Would I need benedictions
or better be safe

Its better be safe
and burn the litter of life
before it’s too late.

β€” Sangeeta Mishra

Shared with Haiku Horizons, Prompt: ‘safe

AΒ HaikuΒ is a Japanese poem traditionally comprising of seventeen syllables, in three lines of ‘five’, ‘seven’, and ‘five’, which evokes natural images.