Defenceless – Haiku

 

She fought her feelings,

Battled notions of love and

Romantic dealings,

 

But Cupid is smart;

Arrow strung, he took his aim,

Struck her through the heart.

 

Emma H, age 27, 15/01/2018

 


Double haiku written for Haiku Horizons prompt week 203: “aim”.

https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/2018/01/14/haiku-horizons-prompt-aim/

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Under Pressure

Good afternoon everyone, I hope the new year has started well for you all! Mine has been a mixed bag so far, and my body is struggling to get back into the work routine, so I’m tired all the time… Alas, it’s not very conducive to good writing.
So in the meantime, I present Under Pressure for today’s Throwback Thursday! Posted back in February 2017, it deals with the pressures and judgments we face every day, both from society and from those around us. I hope you enjoy 🙂

In Emma World

I can feel the cold stare of a thousand soulless eyes,

Ablaze with scorn and judgment left overt and undisguised,

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