If God brought you to it,
He will get you through it.

07 February 2011

Dreaming of Change

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historic protest
tyrannical rule nears its end
a state's turning point

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with fists tightly clenched
angry chants in unison
a loud cry for change

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anger sows hatred
a never-ending cycle
humanity's bane



© Bing (PinkLady) 2011




 

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33 POINTS OF VIEW:

Olivia February 7, 2011 at 8:46 PM  

Very well written Bing Dear!

Just that we only do what we already know of- like blinded fools. I hope we get past such a situation soon!

Love xoxox

trisha February 7, 2011 at 9:00 PM  

we give in to anger but mostly its useless. it harms both the persons.

wonderful haikus that brought out the core of this passion.

ntxhaiku February 7, 2011 at 9:58 PM  

Great poem on a delicate subject.

Someone is Special February 7, 2011 at 11:00 PM  

humanity bane? Wow Bing you did it bravely.. Loved it..

Someone is Special

vivinfrance February 7, 2011 at 11:05 PM  

Excellent poems, all, and pictures.
Your words are truly wise.

Kerry O'Connor February 7, 2011 at 11:22 PM  

Such a relevant piece - I love the connection between the words and pictures.

Bing (PinkLady) February 8, 2011 at 12:06 AM  

olivia, history always repeats itself, they say. like you, i also hope we get past it. thanks for stopping by. :)

Bing (PinkLady) February 8, 2011 at 12:07 AM  

trisha, with anger, nobody wins. there's only pain in the end. thanks for appreciating my post. :)

Bing (PinkLady) February 8, 2011 at 12:09 AM  

nxthaiku, thanks for appreciating my post. it is indeed a delicate subject.

Bing (PinkLady) February 8, 2011 at 12:12 AM  

Sis, war always leaves a path of massive destruction. how i wish this world will come to know peace in its real sense soon... before it's too late. :)

Bing (PinkLady) February 8, 2011 at 12:12 AM  

thanks for your kind words, vivin. :)

Emmanuel Ibok February 8, 2011 at 12:13 AM  

Sweet poem...change is on its way.

Bless!

Bing (PinkLady) February 8, 2011 at 12:13 AM  

i'm glad you like my post, kerry. thanks for appreciating. :)

Bing (PinkLady) February 8, 2011 at 12:16 AM  

change for the better, i hope. thanks for stopping by, emmanuel. :)

absolutepalaver February 8, 2011 at 12:46 AM  

Powerful images...and the words to match. Beautiful.

Julie Jordan Scott February 8, 2011 at 12:49 AM  

Such an intriguing contrast of words. Very much enjoyed the build and the build and the build and the truth within.

Noble N February 8, 2011 at 12:52 AM  

very well composed... amazing

Mike Patrick February 8, 2011 at 1:05 AM  

Anger defined.

Sandee February 8, 2011 at 2:19 AM  

Very well said Bing. As always you get it.

Have a terrific day. Big hug. :)

RaNiiiiii February 8, 2011 at 2:30 AM  

simply superb.. i loved this one..

with fists tightly clenched
angry chants in unison
a loud cry for change

wonderful flow of words!

Jingle February 8, 2011 at 3:19 AM  

Thoughtful take.

smart piece.
Cheers.

Jingle February 8, 2011 at 3:54 AM  

you rock, girl...

love the unbeatable talent here.

A++

scentofmyheart February 8, 2011 at 4:05 AM  

I hope everyone will come to their senses and choose peace over anger and battles! Very good one!

subtlescribbler February 8, 2011 at 4:35 AM  

this is what v call 'write to change' . ur haiku is not just written beautifully but also expresses a lot as to what recent times have brought.
thnks for sharing it bing! :)

sarah

liv2write2day February 8, 2011 at 6:08 AM  

Love it that you were able to tie in the prompt with what is going on right now. So true.

Lu Ann February 8, 2011 at 8:03 AM  

It is so sad to see that human kind must get to the edge of pain, anger and poverty to raise its eyes to God... truly sad but truly true: WE NEED A CHANGE!

:D

Blessings.

tasithoughts February 8, 2011 at 9:04 AM  

So well said and put both in prose and words.

JP

http://tasithoughts.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/towards-it/

Nanka February 8, 2011 at 3:12 PM  

That was such a coincidence as our themes do match.

You have really done an excellent job here and loved the way you have narrated a small piece of history of a great place rich in heritage!!

Chim's World of Literature February 8, 2011 at 4:55 PM  

i really loved this poem....it spokes of a country crying out to stop the wars and oppression...

fiveloaf February 8, 2011 at 5:33 PM  

wow! you eartainly can do what i cannot do and its a thumbs up for you bing! mines here if you have not visited haha- http://fiveloaf.wordpress.com/2010/03/12/broken-home/

Sherry Blue Sky February 8, 2011 at 11:28 PM  

Fantastic, Bing, and great photos too.

Amanda Moore February 9, 2011 at 12:46 PM  

Bing such a tragic way to gain control of their country and their lives I hope change comes quickly before more damage is done, great take on this!!!

Kavita February 11, 2011 at 3:46 AM  

Very rightly said, Bing!! Hatred and revenge.. they form a really vicious circle!!

If only people could learn to live and let live... (sigh)

A beautiful haiku set with a great message in it, my dear!!

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