Haiku Carpe Diem #70, Hawk (taka)

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Today’s Carpe Diem prompt was Hawk (taka)..

Raptor and Reptile
Silent hunters, deadly foe
Talons grasp the Asp

Talons grasp the Asp
Basking in blood warming sun
Death, out of the blue

Death out of the blue
Hawk eyes bring talons to scale
Raptor and Reptile


About jrbsays

Just a regular married father of three type of guy. Writer of Haiku, founder of www.DementiaJourneys.com and other bits and other bobs.
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8 Responses to Haiku Carpe Diem #70, Hawk (taka)

  1. kaykuala says:

    Lovely cascades JRB! Silent hunters strike without warning. How true!



  2. yerpirate says:

    Strong moments there – sudden strikes, yes.


  3. yerpirate says:

    Strong moments there – sudden strikes, yes – thanks.


  4. Beautiful cascading haiku JRB. Love the way you have used our prompt for today. Thank you for sharing these with Carpe Diem.


  5. siggiofmaine says:

    I love cascading haiku…and this one caught my fancy with “….grasp the Asp”….


  6. brudberg says:

    Wonderful with internal rhymes and cascade. Well done.


  7. This is pretty brutal, but true to life!



  8. becca givens says:

    Talon grasps the asp
    Nice line!! … Sentinel


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