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It's all the same

By Cathy holmesPublished 8 days ago β€’ 1 min read
Top Story - July 2024
photo by Sam McGhee on Unsplash

In parallel beats,

newspaper serpents fall still,

while peace strums off chord.


for Poppy's Prompts #7

words: parallel, newspaper, serpent, chord, fall

Senryusocial commentaryHaiku

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Cathy holmes

Canadian family girl with a recently discovered love for writing. Other loves include animals and sports.

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Comments (39)

  • Andrea Corwin a day ago

    Peace strums off chord - wow!🀩

  • I love it, Cathy! Nicely done (as always)! Congrats on TS!

  • Well-wrought and well-deserved top story!

  • Chloe Gilholy5 days ago

    lovely haiku

  • Poppy 5 days ago

    This is brilliant!!! You're sooo talented at haiku (amongst many other things), I'm jealous!!

  • Tiffany Gordon 5 days ago

    Awesome work!

  • Lana V Lynx6 days ago

    Wow, stringing all five words into one three-line verse is very impressive, Cathy!

  • Liam Storm6 days ago

    Amazing poem! So well put together! Congrats on the top story!

  • Grz Colm6 days ago

    Hi, yes β€œpeace strums off chord.” - indeed. πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

  • Sheharyar Malik6 days ago

    nice work to read it out !!

  • Donna Fox (HKB)6 days ago

    Look who came out swingin' with this hard hitter!! All five in three lines??? Qu'est ce say?!?! Say magnifique!!! Great work Cathy and congrats on Top Story!!

  • The media are all the same

  • Sam Avery6 days ago

    Amazing excellent good work.

  • Oooo, your poem struck a chord and earned you a Top Story! Congratulations! πŸŽ‰πŸ’–πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸ’–πŸŽŠ

  • Intriguing!! With my son being a journalism major, "newspaper serpents fall still" has a particular meaning for me.

  • Gina C.7 days ago

    Yay, congrats on Top Story! :)

  • You created a magnum opus in a musical splendor for humanity amazing and stunning β—β—β—πŸ’˜πŸŒŸπŸ’

  • Ameer Bibi7 days ago

    beautifully crafted congratulations on TS

  • Gerard DiLeo7 days ago

    I often blur my vision to see the white serpents along the fonted text. Nice.

  • Enjoyed your poekm. I love poetry.

  • ROCK 7 days ago

    Congratulations Cathy on Top Story!

  • Mohammad Daher7 days ago

    Wonderful story !!

  • Paul Stewart7 days ago

    Boom. Top Story - congrats!

  • D.K. Shepard8 days ago

    Nicely done! Love how you’re able to use all the words cohesively in such a short piece

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