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13 Feb 2012

Haiku Challenge 14/Haiku Wednesday


The darker side of love...

cry out - love's cruelty
the wounded heart lies bleeding
broken promises
text © by Karen @ Something Written

prompt - love

27 comments:

  1. wen der is love der is pain lies and broken promises :)

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  2. Yes love can be dark...powerful haiku

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  3. The sad, darker side of love without balance! Beautifully captured!

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  4. Showed the violent side of love.....Loved it...

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  5. Phew, my heart's screaming with unfulfilled expectations!
    Thoughtful emotive stuff!
    Happy Valentines Day!

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  6. Like the W.B. Yeats' captivating poem: 'If a man would give his whole heart for love he would surely be confounded...."

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  7. I've been a victim of more than one broken promise, so these words resonate with me...


    Who Can Love the Frost?

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  8. broken promises are sad...nice one ~

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  9. Nothings sad than a broken promise...it's sadly beautiful...:)

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  10. Excruciating truth, and the heart retains the scar forever.

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  11. Aptly described.. the darker side of love.. and it hurts.. real bad!

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  12. A moment captured, all too familiar. An exquisite expression of betrayal.

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  13. the other side of love.. Loved your take Karen..

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  14. the unsweetened truth about true love and heartache... well done!

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  15. The truths you share so well in this poem give a good counterbalance to the more commercial celebration we see today.
    Judy

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  16. Broken promises are heartbreaking!!

    Although I am late getting around today, Happy Valentine's Day!

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  17. Universal feeling for many ~ well done ~namaste, carol (A Creative Harbor)

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  18. WOW!!!
    Hard Hitting and very powerful!

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  19. loves wounded heart lies bleeding... Wow! I hope this doesn't describe your Feb 14th!

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  20. love blooms and withers
    true love survives
    beautiful haiku!

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  21. Without a dark side, there can be no light side. Love is no different. Well done!

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