Valsa George

Haiku- Alertness - Poem by Valsa George

A fly fell down dead
Soon ants stage an autopsy
On the ‘cadaver'!

Topic(s) of this poem: haiku

Comments about Haiku- Alertness by Valsa George

  • Simone Inez Harriman (11/14/2017 7:44:00 PM)

    Such a vivid picture of the ants dissection. I will definitly opt for cremation as the thought of insect activity on my dead body is absolutely cringe worthy. (Report) Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/31/2017 6:37:00 AM)

    After falling down a fly dead the ants started biting and this has been so cutely painted by you as the dissecting of ants on the cadaver. Nice haiku. (Report) Reply

  • (8/3/2016 10:36:00 AM)

    autopsy is absolutely correct, nothing left! !
    Thanks Valsa
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  • Hazel Durham (1/27/2016 3:46:00 AM)

    Hard hitting write about a poor dead fly being dissected by the ever busy ants, great Haiku! (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (1/19/2016 12:58:00 AM)

    And so we will be treated in our graves, everywhere there is a cycle. (Report) Reply

  • Kelly Kurt (1/15/2016 1:48:00 PM)

    Tho the syllabic count was unconventional, the imagery was impeccable. (Report) Reply

  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (1/15/2016 10:57:00 AM)

    To observe carefully the ways of nature and write about them in few words is a remarkable ability. (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (1/15/2016 12:33:00 AM)

    A fly being dead and ants being alive and active, two entities bind together nature's way for a poet to craft a nice Haiku on. That's creative poetry. X (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 14, 2016

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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