Urban Haiku: A View From The Edge by M. Dewayne Thompson

By M. Dewayne Thompson

city Haiku: A View From the sting takes the vintage Haiku shape to the gritty, “real speak” precipice the place it has seldom long gone sooner than. convinced, the vintage traces of 5-7-5 syllables is not for the faint of center. this tough hitting choice of four hundred Haiku learn like verses to show and expound upon the true existence perceptions that make up the day-by-day truth of not only the inner-city adventure, yet also will supply a glimpse of others as they see the area.

There will be NO dialog on race family members in the USA with no instruction manual like this to first comprehend the widely used perceptions and fact of these inside of that conversation!

Be cautious, when you stand too as regards to the sting and you'll view an individual you recognize… or perhaps even see ourselves!

This assortment comprises four Chapters of a hundred city Haiku verses every one, with idea from occasions among 2013 throughout the turmoil of the 2016 U.S. election evening. You’ll additionally locate a few very own verses to boot plus a couple of verses a few may perhaps discover a little at the strange and wacky facet. Excerpts:

1.0 SPRING – Reflections and a Glimpse of exchange Reality
1.98
Why have we become
state less than surveillance?
pals hold evidence

2.0 summer season – Race Bait, Institutionalized Hate, in a Police kingdom
2.6
The rockets’ pink glare
No busting caps within the air
Let’s cease this nightmare

3.0 FALL – Politics, Lies and the Extremists that Troll Us
3.94
Pigs obvious with jet packs
carrying "Rock the Vote" T-Shirts
Lightning simply struck twice

4.0 wintry weather – Wars, Rumors of Wars, Environmental Suicide, and The Watchers simply Shake Their Heads
4.2
Leaders like Bigfoot
we are all the following searching for you
yet We-Can't-Find-You!?

About the Author:
M. Dewayne Thompson is an below the radar poet, track author, activist and pupil of behavioral remark. right here he introduces his Haiku style debut; installment considered one of his deliberate “Urban Haiku Trilogy” to discover this medium and take it into uncharted territory. remain tuned! The Abyss may be Hypnotic!

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Urban Haiku: A View From The Edge

City Haiku: A View From the sting takes the vintage Haiku shape to the gritty, “real speak” precipice the place it has seldom long past prior to. sure, the vintage strains of 5-7-5 syllables is no longer for the faint of center. this tough hitting choice of four hundred Haiku learn like verses to show and expound upon the genuine lifestyles perceptions that make up the day-by-day fact of not only the inner-city event, yet also will provide a glimpse of others as they see the realm.

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