Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Youthfulness


Image 1: A Ben Barnes' movie poster of Oscar Wilde's only published novel 'The Portrait of Dorian Gray'
(Picture Credit: Google images)

Static Aging

Elixir of youth
Opened the  Pandora’s box
Wrought with failed attempts

Age-old desire
To falter and arrest youth
Vanity  holds true

With Dorian Gray
Imaginations run loose
Can a picture help?

16 comments:

  1. I liked your haiku! And I've always been fascinated by Dorian Gray. I loved that book!

    Madeleine Begun Kane

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  2. I love the 2nd paragraph...

    Nice one Pare!

    JJRod'z

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  3. Wish such an elixir existed!! But I'm fine with grey!! :)

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  4. Fountain of youth all try to seek in one form or another, but not going to happen, nice write!

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  5. Wonderful Hank, well written and the picture was awesome.

    Yvonne.

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  6. I like the first haiku most, Hank. You make me wonder what horrors the failed attempts produced!
    Rosie

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  7. Ah, loved this 5-7-5 Haiku. Wonderful take on the prompt.


    Melanie

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  8. hey, i like your sepcial Haikus.. 3 stanzas..:)

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  9. Amazing... I like the second one.

    Here's another prompt site you might enjoy:
    http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

    ~laurie

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  10. very nice dorian gray reference....to what lengths some go to turn back the clock...

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  11. I often wonder why we can't just accept the fact that we all grow old, lose our powers (along with our good looks), and die. I know, I'm being pretty blunt. But that's what I wonder!

    A Little Elixir

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  12. Interesting take on the prompt; well done. :)

    -TraciB

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  13. m gonna watch this movie..
    n haiku was awesome... beautiful expressions.

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