Haiku for Carpe Diem #211, koromogae (changing or switching clothes)

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt is koromogae (changing or switching clothes)

Just a pair today…

Child_laborer

for a change of clothes
fashionista finds glory
and a childhood lost

388px-Kathoey

on Chiang Mai streets
their best bikini or dress
the boys out to play

Smiles, love and laughter

© John Belchamber 2013

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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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12 Responses to Haiku for Carpe Diem #211, koromogae (changing or switching clothes)

  1. yarrpirate says:

    Terrific stuff,with empathy and humour…!

  2. ewdupler says:

    I remember the first photo from school book photos. That picture always evoked sadness and pity in my mind. Your poem complements it rather well.

    • jrbsays says:

      Thank you, I tried to find one of modern child exploitation, but I guess it’s good to remember that it wasn’t that long ago the west was guilty of it too.

  3. JazzBumpa says:

    clothing and sausages
    best not to think about
    what goes into it

    JzB

  4. kz says:

    your 2 haiku managed to evoke 2 different emotions. well done 🙂

  5. Very good set of haiku. really like the first one, it evoked a lot of sadness..

  6. WabiSabi says:

    And when the boys go out to play, who know what will happen!! 🙂

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