Untitled 17

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September 6, 2019 by petrujviljoen

dulled to the urgency of the day. the bag of blue pills, within easy reach, matches the colour of the smoke of the endless cigarettes. the burn in the throat and chest merely interesting. endless playing solitaire, blunting the despair.

speech as
a means to an end –
muted

haiku edited 23/9/2019

speech an
impediment
– struck mute
 

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7 thoughts on “Untitled 17

  1. susanmehr says:

    I feel the pain, please don’t let the pain win.

  2. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #9: Petru’s latest #haibun!

  3. Wow. A whole life in a few words. I see such a picture here.

  4. Jules says:

    Your piece reminds me of a Koan… questions without clear answers.

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