Haiku Challenge for Oct. 9: ‘Meet’

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Today’s haiku challenge:

My style is the five/seven/five syllable structure. Here are my 10 haiku poems:

Rumi said he will
meet in the field when the world
seems too full — sounds nice.

on that field where we
meet, it’s soaked with the blood of
wrong generations.

sometimes, in that field
where we meet, I want Rumi’s
grass to strangle me.

I’m no Rumi, meet
me by the dumpster and we
will die like garbage.

I’m no Rumi, meet
me at the graveyard; our dirt
beds are waiting there.

I’m no Rumi, meet
me at the void, we can gaze
until our last breath.

meet the meat on meat:
two meat suits bound by a love
rotting them both out.

meet depression and
anxiety, who slipped in
unnoticed one day.

meet depression and
anxiety, who seesaw
me like it’s a game.

if I were to meet
my maker, I would tell them,
sorry, you messed up.

Also, that Rumi quote that the prompt “meet” made me immediately think about is beautiful and one of my favorites:

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.”

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