Sunday, September 30, 2012

Free

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The Moon isn't free,
But am going to get it,
And gift it to you.

Soldiers return home,
War over, destruction nods,
Are we free yet?

Free birds laugh and mock,
Look, he resides in a cage,
They ignore his tears.

Are best things in life,
Really free to obtain
The answer confused.

Love, happiness, trust,
Lack monetary value,
But you pay the price.

My free mind though, asks for more,
Let's try Carpe Diem.


This Haiku is shared with Haiku Heights and the Prompt is Free.




48 comments:

  1. I specially like the soldier returning home ~ That is a powerful example of fighting for freedom, yet not being free ~

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  2. Great ending with all those great haiku!

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  3. it's as if you don't want to let go, as if you want to be free to choose to stay -- get me the moon, please -- carpe lun

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  4. I like the bundle of haiku you have presented to us. I like them all - there is much food for thought here.

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  5. Wonderful series of haiku Green Speck, love the way how you let come some of the prompts back in this series. And ... thank you for using my new Carpe Diem haiku meme in one of your haiku. I am so glad that you're a part of Carpe Diem. Thank you for your trust in this new daily haiku meme.

    Namaste

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  6. Nice work, and thanks for your visit to my blog.

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  7. "Are we free yet?" is an excellent question.

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  8. "We are free ... as long they don't come knocking on our door and transport us to a place where THEY are free to silence us " ... my granmother said those words in January 1945 ... They took her away and silenced her ... haven't seen her since ...

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    1. Ohh Cat ... that's really sad to know !!!

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  9. Very well done....love the series and the end-note:)

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  10. The first one is so simple and sweet. The second made me sad and think ... Great set of haiku!

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  11. Interesting variety. Thanks for the fun!

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  12. Nice set with lots to think about! Thanks for your visits and encouragement during the month. Very enjoyable time.

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    1. Thanks Barbara for your support too :-)

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  13. Awesome set of haiku!!...Each one unique and brilliant...I loved the 4th one the most...I'm confused too!

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  14. So true we pay the price for it , beautifully written

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  15. These are all wonderful, but the last is my favorite. Thank you for your visits during our haiku challenge.

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  16. All of them lovely, GS.
    Birds are freer than humans, that's why envious man puts them in cages to catch their freedom...
    Man will be free when his heart is not chained to ambition; wars are a consequence of ambition.
    True love is free and the only way to "pay for" it is loving more and more.
    Rich people cannot buy the most important things in life: love (they just pay for sex), intelligence (they just pay for academic degrees), beauty (they just pay for surgery or beautiful pieces of art they cannot make) and happiness (they just buy expensive things, but cannot buy true love, intelligence or true beauty).
    :)

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    1. You have summed it up so beautifully .... Thanks Dulcina :-)

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  17. Wonderful !!..no doubt about it..

    Was under the clutches of Viral fever and I scribbled the last haiku within minutes ( I know its very very bad)I just wanted to complete this challenge ...
    Many thanks for being a part of this amazing journey of HAIKU SEPTEMBER HEIGHTS...being a novice I tried to put in my best but I know at some or the other point I missed to hit the bull's eye and still all of you all inspired me a lot either by peeping into my space or liking my posts and of course your ever encouraging comments made me feel on the top of the world...Loads of special thanks to each one of you...September had been very exciting and a learning month for me...I know I need to improvise a lot and I shall try to do that for sure ...Thanks a lot once again...keep visiting and keep spilling your beans ..bouquets or brickbats all of them are accepted whole heartedly...

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    1. Thanks Odyzz ... Even I had learnt a lot from this challenge !!!

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