Lovely Haiku and use of the prompt pic.
great last line...and love that you start with glory and end with innocence
Interesting what my first reaction was to the image, especially considering Chagall's Jewish provenance. I thought it was a nativity scene! So I wondered, why is Karen celebrating Christmas in April? Well! Moving right along, I love your poem, which like all your haikus, is layered and evocative.
Staining innocence...wow...I like that!
wonderful words esp. the last line..x
oooo...love this, so dreamy.
You nailed it again.
ummm.... lovely! *S*
A descriptive haiku that speaks to the message of the artwork. A thoughtful response, Karen. "staining innocence" is an apt way to express brutality. Thank you for sharing.
Great haiku here, Karen!Hank
Enjoyed your haiku on the red in Chagall's art.
The image begs a haiku but I didn't think to do it. Glad you did.
Beautiful - especially that last thought.
Lovely haiku ... the glorious color red, which appears in so many of Chagall's paintings.
"Staining innocence" works well here.NIce haiku.=)
Ooh, a very powerful haiku.
"Staining innocence" - very powerful!Anna :o]
The last line of this haiku really captures the entire set.
Indeed, the ultimate dilemma of living life, which is growing up to live it more and then losing something in the process.
Beautiful and so expressive.HugsSueAnn
wrapped in red glory is nicesonnet 39
A beautifully expressed Haiku!! :-)
Not crazy about the Chagall but I love your haiku.
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