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Evolutionary Sequel - full circle

Act 1: Earth Water Droplets fall to earth Meniscus lens on the world - Wellspring of life born Air Gaseous brew forms Invisible elixir - A breath of fresh air Fire Destructive, cleansing But giver of warmth and light – Fire’s dual perspective Act 2: Plant Leaf Spring buds burst afresh Summer leaves decay so soon – Death lords over all Palm Giant grass not tree These swaying centurions - Lives must co-exist Sunflower Massed bright sunflowers Heads turn in obedience - Sun sets on their lives Act 3: Animal Slug Slug saw juicy leaf Raced to eat this rare delight! Bird swooped, slug no more Ant Ants march home in line Communal desire on show - Nature's will prevails Butterfly Winged beauty flutters Abstract painting on her back - Looks often deceive Act 4: Man Crescent Curvaceous glory The home of wealthy leisure - Rich built upon poor Gaudi Parabolic waves Acknowledge natural forms - Colour outlaws grey Dubrovnik Sun shines on pan tiles The town's uniform new shell - War scars fade slowly Act 5: Machine – the final chapter Computer Bits, bytes, ones, zeros So Charles and Ada conceive - IT’s Pandora’s box Robot Man and beast replaced Same task over and over - Objective carnage AI Boolean bible Artificial ignorance - Logical ending Postscript: Evolutionary finale Obliteration Human destruction of earth - Annihilation

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Date: 9/26/2019 5:19:00 AM
it's an innovative haiku series // like it
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Simon Rogerson
Date: 11/22/2019 7:12:00 AM
Thanks - I've now updated it and the evolution is at an end!
Date: 9/5/2019 2:57:00 AM
Amazing haiku's Simon. I especially like the one's on air and butterfly.
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Simon Rogerson
Date: 11/22/2019 7:12:00 AM
Thanks - I've now updated it and the evolution is at an end!
Date: 9/4/2019 8:08:00 PM
nice haikus mate
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Simon Rogerson
Date: 11/22/2019 7:12:00 AM
Thanks - I've now updated it and the evolution is at an end!