Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Mag #42 - The Victor



Empty loving cup
Bitter reminder of a
Hollow victory

23 comments:

  1. That makes one stop and think!

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  2. They should always fill those things with something good, like chapagne or chocolates!

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  3. Your haiku -- as cautionary tale. Very nice.

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  4. Thank you all.

    Eric - I agree with you 100%, lol

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  5. apt one....

    http://itistimetothinkformyself.blogspot.com/2010/11/magpie-42-in-55-words-why-not-enjoy.html

    mine has some awards/treats in it, enjoy the bog love.

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  6. A thoughtful haiku...ah, those hollow victories, an oxymoron for sure.

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  7. Wow! very very honest and beautiful...

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  8. Thank you all. I hope to write something cheerful one day! :o)

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  9. Thank you. Although I actually like winter.

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  10. Hollow victory indeed but all's not lost. There's still another day. Anyway its excellent.

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  11. Sometimes it is better to lose. :)

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  12. Ah - I enjoyed this. Not normally a big fan of Haiku but this works very nicely.

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  13. Oooooh, those nine words imply a whole saga of backstory!

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  14. Thank you both.
    Michael, haiku isn't generally my thing either.

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  15. very nicely done. Clever haiku! Says much with very little.

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  16. It is clever and very good, I like that it leaves so much to interpretation - one can fit one's own hollow victories and interpretations of the 'loving cup' into it...

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  17. Thank you. Yes, I like to leave things somewhat vague so others can fit their experiences in, as you said.

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  18. thoughtful and full of truth. Thanks for your nice comments.

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  19. Thank you Kathew, and you're welcome!

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