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Monday, September 16, 2013

Haiku prompted by 'Temper' and 'Understand'


Three year old temper
Lacks frustration tolerance
Unmindful parent

Three year old temper
Never looks edifying
In a wise old man

Cool temperament
Good when defusing a bomb
Or soothing a spouse

Tempered by kindness
The world ceases violence
And we go in peace


Do I understand?
You and our children, I do
The world? I don't know...

My real preference
Someone with under-standing
Not over-bearing

Understand this, mate
You hurt anyone I love
You will rue the day

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