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Friday, January 19, 2018

Sinbad's Fourth Voyage

Carpe Diem #1350 Theme Week ep. 4: The Fourth Voyage of Sindbad


merchant
or adventurer
lucky or shrewd?

ladder to freedom
built with the bones of the dead
 bejeweled escape

©  petra domina


Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI 




6 comments:

  1. Hari OM
    ...well, he was what we would call in Scotland "a chancer". Opportunistic. Your words capture that 'likely lad' quality! YAM xx

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    1. Oh, I do so like that chancer. I have know a few folks like that. None made fortunes from their 'chancing'. namaste, janice xx

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  2. Your second haiku brought me the image of Jacob's Ladder, a dream of Jacob.

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    1. I was struck by how he killed the spouses that were being buried alive to keep himself alive. They are gonna die anyway, right? Sound like anyone we might know?

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