Funeral Facade

A Tanka

Harper Thorpe
Jan 12, 2020 · 1 min read
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Quiet shallow breaths
Maintaining my composure
Comforting others
Feigning strength through my grief — then
She asked — “How are you doing?”

House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which…

Harper Thorpe

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Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!

House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

Harper Thorpe

Written by

Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!

House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

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