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Isabella Milne

Singapore

Hopefully you'll enjoy this Haiku I wrote, despite the brief word count;

All good things must come
To an end, no matter how
Abruptly they fin…

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April 21, 2016

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I woke up today and saw the news,
There was more death,
For the skin of the world has received another bruise.
It’s as if all morals have taken their last breath.
 
There was more death,
Why must they prey on the innocent?
It’s as if all morals have taken their last breath.
We really are so ignorant.
 
Why must they prey on the innocent?
I no longer understand the world we live in,
We really are so ignorant.
All these lives that could have been…
 
I no longer understand the world we live in,
Where destruction is around every corner.
All these lives that could have been…
Now I stand here, as a mourner.
 
Where destruction is around every corner,
I woke up today and saw the news.
Now I stand here, as a mourner,
For the skin of the world has received another bruise.
I like the style of this poem - called a pantoum - not sure how well it flows! I also wanted to write something relevant to the situation the world is currently in.

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