Report Abuse Home > Poetry > Haiku > The Giver and Taker of Life The Giver and Taker of Life By TheSkyOwesMeRain, Irvine, CA More by this author it gives life, and takes the dead as the years sneak by. « Previous article More by this author Next article » Join the Discussion This article has 2 comments. Post your own! Report abuse Mckay said... Mar. 20, 2013 at 4:00 pm: I love the way one can capture so much in a haiku. You did it here really well. You captured the essence of life. Report abuse SaphiraBrightscales said... Mar. 20, 2013 at 5:57 am: Totally enjoyed! Loved it. Especially the words "sneak by" SO TRUE!