Tuesday, January 01, 2013

A Four Letter Lie

(Image Source: http://www.wikipedia.org/)

Beyond shallow waves
Narcissus smitten by love
A four letter lie.


This Haiku is shared with Carpe Diem and the Prompt is Narcissus.



34 comments:

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    1. According to Greek Mythology, Narsissus fell in love with his own reflection that he saw in water :-)

      Know About Narcissus

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  2. (googled it :P).....but really btfl :)

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    1. Yeah ... I had to google it too before writing :P

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  3. A very clever twist.

    Happy New Year.

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    1. Thanks Mary ... Happy New Year :-)

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  4. :) :) Good one! A Very Happy New Year to you!

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    1. Thanks Divya ... Happy New Year :-)

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  5. Oh! You said it in such an appropriate way! you are master word-smith!

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  6. Wishing you a Happy New year !
    I was always fascinated by the story of Narcissus from my childhood, I found him to be a intriguing character, he was in love with himself. You summed up the Narcissus complex well in those 3 lines.
    have a good day !

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    1. A very Happy New Year to you as well :-)

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  8. I can't tell you how much I loved this Haiku. So much beyond words!

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  9. And just a little thing.. correct the spelling of Narcissus.
    Rest is just perfect. :)

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    1. Ooops ... you saved me ... thanks a lot :D

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  10. excellent haiku & image! well done!

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  11. I suppose the term narcissism originated from this???
    It is just a few lines but I was drawn to the way you wrote this.

    ᕼᗩᑭᑭϒ ᘉᕮᙡ ϒᕮᗩᖇ ♈〇 ϒ〇ᘮ!!! :)))
    Looking forward to a year full of more creative writing from you. ^^

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  12. Beautiful image as well as lines.
    Happy New year :)

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  13. Interesting! Is this where the term "Narcissism" came from?

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  14. dead is also 4 letters..I love your twist on this

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  15. Beautiful! :)

    And wish you a very happy new year.

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