Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Greed

                                                             Author : Hersfold (talk/work)
Image: Currency Symbols
Source: Licensed through Wikimedia Commons (here)

More than pandering
to basic wants, greed creates pangs
of evil psyche

Slick in nature, sly
in tendencies, profusion
of selfish actions

Stealth in strategies
Dark in yearnings, slaughtering
and slashing routines

Friends and foes alike
Fair game without recourse for
ruse and trickery

Written for Chev's haiku at CARPE DIEM #121 with prompt - greed

11 comments:

  1. Yeah greed is a plague that surrounds and why nothing good ever really gets done, as around and around after the crap we run.

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  2. Well penned with so much depth of understanding ~

    Carol of (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

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  3. These are all strong.

    "pangs of evil psyche" is really powerful

    Well done.

    JzB

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  4. ah they can be a tricky one that is for sure...some nice alliteration in this that gives it a nice current as well...

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  5. a very strong set of haiku. i love how you addressed the manner in which greed approaches a person. so well expressed

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  6. wonderful personification of a societal ill.....

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  7. Well crafted series of haiku Hank. Thank you.

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