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The Cut

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The Cut

Forget not the cut,
but the scar to remind thee.
We can heal in time.

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  1. Date: 3/30/2011 9:35:00 AM
    Dark..going to favs

  1. Date: 12/20/2009 2:57:00 PM
    Terrific Senyru Judy, nice piece >> James

  1. Date: 9/18/2009 12:00:00 PM
    interesting choice of language, sounds almost biblical. good message at the end though I think scars by definition don't heal, the pain that caused the cut in the first place can though, that much I can see we agree on. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I have a senryu called 'Cutter' if you're interested. Has a similar feel.

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 8:23:00 PM
    So astute...such good advice !! ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 7/15/2009 5:54:00 PM
    Awesome use of this form and wonderful message. Keep up the great writes!!

  1. Date: 6/1/2009 8:29:00 PM
    Nice advise, acurately keyboarded; thanks for sharing this =D=D

  1. Date: 6/1/2009 8:01:00 PM
    Nice postive message in this little gem. Thanks for your kind words Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 6/1/2009 7:38:00 PM
    Well said, very powerful -Jessica

  1. Date: 6/1/2009 9:22:00 AM
    i am a firm believer in this theory thanks for the great comments

  1. Date: 5/28/2009 4:55:00 AM
    Something we should all remember always.

  1. Date: 5/20/2009 4:36:00 PM
    i had to read it a few times but i got it. so few words with very deep meaning. well done. John Henry Loving III

  1. Date: 5/20/2009 10:22:00 AM
    So much truth in your last line. Much said in just three lines with a wonderful message. Regarding your comment on 5-7-5 format for haiku--it is considered by many not necessary for English versions. In fact, from what I've read, many professional English haiku writers use much briefer versions for their poems. I enjoy both philosophies. Happy writing! Karen

  1. Date: 5/7/2009 6:25:00 PM
    i can relate to this immensely. but very well said, nice and simple to which for some things is the best. well done :)

  1. Date: 4/24/2009 8:41:00 AM
    Poignant and unassumingly wonderful ... this haiku is an original and fresh conversation.

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 6:21:00 AM
    Beautiful haiku. Thank you for commenting my choka poem.

  1. Date: 4/19/2009 10:57:00 PM
    Wow, amazing message...Raul