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 Life is a mere dream
 A fleeting shadow that fades
 with time; awaken!

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  1. Date: 10/23/2012 7:06:00 PM

    Very true Scribes comment. One of the best I've read in a while. Thanks for the share and your comment. Michael

  1. Date: 9/9/2012 5:43:00 PM

    I like! Cheers, Pinhole

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 9:48:00 PM

    One of the best Haiku's I've seen in a while. I can only rate a 7! Deserves a 10.

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 10:38:00 PM

    Joseph, i drink lots of coffee... lol... wink wink!! .. good night,. always ~PD

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 3:17:00 PM

    Absolutely powerful this poem is. With just three lines Joseph you said it all. Great job! Hugs and love, Gail

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 2:42:00 PM

    Joseph very cool , I like....David

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 11:06:00 AM

    love how you ended with Awaken. So cool, Joseph.

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 9:34:00 AM

    So true - on the surface.

  1. Date: 8/18/2012 6:16:00 AM

    Good. - well done haiku Joseph - Have a beautiful weekend. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)