That Strange Person (a series of two haikus)

July 17, 2011
By poetic.eyes PLATINUM, Everson, Washington
poetic.eyes PLATINUM, Everson, Washington
23 articles 3 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
eARTh


I saw a picture
on a wall with eyes looking
out into the world;

And then I thought of
what they must be thinking of
'that strange person'; Me.


The author's comments:
I am always wondering what the portraits I draw would be thinking.

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Inksy SILVER said...
on Dec. 2 2011 at 7:24 pm
Inksy SILVER, NSL, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Three can keep a secret if two of them are dead"
~Benjamin Frankiln
"Love? Above all things I believe in love. Love is like oxygen. Love is a many splendored thing. Love lifts us up where we belong. All you need is love."
~Moulin Rouge

Love this. It's... haunting. Great job (:

akrreid BRONZE said...
on Jul. 30 2011 at 6:28 pm
akrreid BRONZE, Wexford, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"I never said it was going to be easy--I said it was going to be worth it."

I really like this... it's super well written! I can't wait to check out the rest of your work!

leafy said...
on Jul. 29 2011 at 5:06 pm
leafy, City, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

i love this, enough said. keep up the nice work!

on Jul. 29 2011 at 1:02 am
blitsnik SILVER, Palm Bay, Florida
8 articles 0 photos 51 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you must mount the gallows, give a coin to the headman, a jest to the crowd, and meet the drop with a smile on your lips."

Its a job well done i have to say. when i look at haikus, i usually have trouble figuring out what they are trying to convey, but this one was easy enough. :) keep writing!

msn9896 GOLD said...
on Jul. 28 2011 at 10:00 pm
msn9896 GOLD, Billings, Montana
11 articles 0 photos 31 comments

Favorite Quote:
I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours. But sorrow, gladness, yearning, hope, love, belong to all of us, in all times and in all places. Music is the only means whereby we feel these emotions in their universality. ~H.A. Overstreet

I love perspective writing, and the fact that you could fit that all into six lines, very well done.

on Jul. 27 2011 at 8:50 am
Alcanno DIAMOND, Mexia, Texas
59 articles 0 photos 670 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is
made up of."

-- Bruce Lee

Agreed. The perspective is very unique :) I also like that you did more than one haiku instead of lessening it. Keep writing!

CarolynQ GOLD said...
on Jul. 26 2011 at 11:39 pm
CarolynQ GOLD, Manalapan, New Jersey
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Interesting perspective! Cool idea :D

on Jul. 24 2011 at 10:38 pm
musicispassion PLATINUM, Perris, California
35 articles 0 photos 735 comments

Favorite Quote:
" Life is never easy for those who dream."
There are so many other quotes i need pages to write them

gotcha good job

 


on Jul. 24 2011 at 3:18 pm
iW0ntRunThisTime BRONZE, Paris, Other
2 articles 4 photos 19 comments
I enjoyed this. Makes you think.

on Jul. 24 2011 at 3:00 pm
ohmakemeover BRONZE, Centerville, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"Touch comes before sight, before speech. It is the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth."- Margaret Atwood

I didn't read the author's note until I finished the poem, and it gave the writing a really unique perspective!  At first I thought it was about a mirror, but now I understand.  Good idea!

on Jul. 24 2011 at 3:00 pm
poetic.eyes PLATINUM, Everson, Washington
23 articles 3 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
eARTh

A haiku is a poem where the first and last line has 5 syllables, and the middle  line has 7!

on Jul. 24 2011 at 12:21 am
musicispassion PLATINUM, Perris, California
35 articles 0 photos 735 comments

Favorite Quote:
" Life is never easy for those who dream."
There are so many other quotes i need pages to write them

i never thought of that i love the original idea great poem what excatly makes a haiku a haiku

on Jul. 23 2011 at 11:58 pm
poetic.eyes PLATINUM, Everson, Washington
23 articles 3 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
eARTh

Cool idea! Thanks!

on Jul. 23 2011 at 10:56 pm
NinjaGirl BRONZE, Valley City, North Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
The only thing holding us back in life is our desire to stay where we are and not venture further.
~Some random person on the Internet :P

Kind of creepy, but good idea nonetheless! I like the flow and how you used two haikus instead of just one. Very unique! Really good job on this!

gigi01 GOLD said...
on Jul. 23 2011 at 10:54 pm
gigi01 GOLD, Seffner, Florida
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You should write another Haiku about what the portrait sees (or thinks!)

gigi01 GOLD said...
on Jul. 23 2011 at 10:54 pm
gigi01 GOLD, Seffner, Florida
17 articles 0 photos 64 comments
Interesting concept.. way to think outside the box and write something very original... Great poem:)

.Izzy. BRONZE said...
on Jul. 23 2011 at 7:37 pm
.Izzy. BRONZE, Broadview Heights, Ohio
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I liked this idea. Writing about inanimate objects is not something I see often. Good job!

on Jul. 23 2011 at 7:01 pm
Hazel-daisy GOLD, --, Other
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Favorite Quote:
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else - Erna Bombeck

In three words i can sum up everything I've learned in life: it goes on -Robert Frost

Live, Love, Laugh - ______

Hope, Love, breathe <3 - Me

i like them, i don't draw so i can't really relate but still, i like it! :)

Eilleen said...
on Jul. 20 2011 at 12:51 pm
Eilleen, Saskatoon, Other
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I like the idea... nice poem

on Jul. 20 2011 at 8:03 am
inkblot13 PLATINUM, Auburn, New York
41 articles 1 photo 162 comments

Favorite Quote:
"If I knew where poems came from, I'd go there"




- Michael Langley, 'Staying Alive'

that's just pure epicness! I can't say I've ever read a poem where someone was thinking of what an inaminate oblect was thinking of. Also, great rythmn it flows very well


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