Monday, November 18, 2013

Ties of blood.


Gore behind glitter,
wars waged, lives lost, dreams shattered -
blood diamond tale.

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Blue-blooded or not,
her child rules her world always;
mother's heart - child's throne

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This post is shared with Haikuheights and the prompt is BLOOD

18 comments:

  1. Blood diamond tale - sad and violent !!!

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    1. Yes Amrit, the journey of many diamonds is through rivers of blood.

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  2. blood diamond tale...Loved the contrast!

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    1. Thanks Sri Valli, life is filled with many such striking contrasts.

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  3. Both are very thoughtful. The second one is incomparable.

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    1. Thank you so much Ushaji :) Your appreciation is much valued :)

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  4. Have to echo Usha Menon.!
    Very apt reply for the prompt.

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    1. Thank you Rahmath, glad you liked my take :)

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  5. "mother's heart-child's throne"
    eternal bond reaches down
    even from heaven

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    1. Love your Haiku response Alice :) It a bond that is eternal and pristine.

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  6. Both of these were pure awesome and polar opposites. I couldn't possibly choose a favorite because they were both really good. The imagery was amazing. ♥

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    1. Thank you so much Kathy for your encouraging comments :)

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  7. Wow!! WOW!! How do you think of such diverse and unique thoughts for these prompts! Very creative!

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  8. the second one is so beautiful.

    mother's heart - child's throne

    lovely words

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  9. Oh, my - each tells a great story. I enjoyed them both!

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