Sunday, September 2, 2012

Magpie Tales 133...Choices

 
Summer Night, 1913, by Albert Bloch

Ethereal wraiths:
Hesitation is the trap
Of the spirit realm
 
Diaphanous shades:
Listen to the soul voices
Comprehend the words
 
Shadow phantasms:
Gossamer paths lead the way
Choose your destiny


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I thought this was a most intriguing painting for Magpie Tales 133 this week.  I decided to do a triple haiku...mainly because I couldn't decide between the three, and in the end they seemed to belong together anyway.

11 comments:

  1. i think they go well together....an interesting thought in the last that we would be able to choose the path after death...

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  2. I am not a huge haiku fan, but I liked that one.

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  3. well done indeed...thanks for sharing

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  4. Ah destiny....almost scary, to actually know everything....lovely write!

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  5. I so love the ethereal descriptions you've included here, with diaphanous shades, gossamer paths and shadow phantasms. Such a thin vale of life, Terlee. Thank you for sharing your shadowy haikus. =D

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  6. We'll always have to choose, but I'm glad you didn't choose just one haiku to share. Very nice!

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  7. Thanks everyone for all your great comments...

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  8. Interesting haiku's full of imagery and texture wonderful

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