Salt in Democracy’s Wound

A Haiku

Harper Thorpe
May 25 · 1 min read
Speak ill of Daddy, and Ivanka blends hurt and indignant in deep, rounded, smooth tones. She lies with ease and confidence whether selling a condo or defending POTUS. (© Nancy Ohanian — Used With Permission)

Menthol sprays of words

Salt and pepper syllables

Counterfeit banquet

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Inspired by Deborah Christensen’s poem “Salt To My Pepper” and prompt “Salt”. Play along in House of Haiku.

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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

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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.