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Thursday, September 03, 2015

What does the watchman see?


Watcher – haiku

a coiled tense spring
the cat watches its victim
eat its last meal

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Watchman – haiku

you watch over me
like a lighthouse, always there
forever shining

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Watchkeeper – tanka

third watch of the night
the clock stops still in mid gong
Death has come calling

“your time is up” gaily says
that relentless watch keeper

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For DVerse Poets prompt What does the watchman see?