Friday, February 17, 2012

Waiting

Apple Blossom's Photography

The weight of waiting
wears on a woman when there's
nothing worth the wait.

For the Haiku Challenge - Day 17

30 comments:

Kerry O'Connor said...

True statement!

Helen said...

Amen Mama, amen!

Laurie Kolp said...

Profound and very true.

Fred Rutherford said...

Nice job, you do a great job with the Haiku format, better than almost anyone I've read. Love the consonance on full display here, love those W's. Thanks

Brian Miller said...

oh snap...def...that last line is the knot in the noose...

Daydreamertoo said...

Waiting for nothing. So sad.

Abby said...

Yes, it is sad that there is no hope.

hedgewitch said...

You ain't foolin--nothing worse than the wait, except sometimes what happens when it's over.

Claudia said...

ugh...true that...very fine haiku mz

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

"the weight of waiting" is a fine phrase



Waiting for the Women

Grace said...

That last line is the killer line ~

Sylvia K said...

Amen, amen to that, MZ!! Have a great weekend!

Sylvia

Tara R. said...

Tragic, but true.

Fireblossom said...

Wait, what?

Mary said...

I agree with you, Mama Zen!

Caty said...

a very heavy "weight" indeed!

Tarang Sinha said...

"The weight of waiting" I liked this line.
Sad but nicely crafted haiku.

myheartslovesongs said...

oh! i LOVE this, MZ! my favorite of all the responses to the prompt that i've read!

Amber said...

Superb one!!! My favourite! :)

Ella said...

Yes, it zaps your strength..
Well Done!

Lolamouse said...

You got that right!

ds said...

True, that. Also love the alliteration, unforced and perfect. Thank you.

Someone is Special said...

'weight of waiting' ~ Loved it so much Zen!

Other Mary said...

Yes, absolutely.

J Cosmo Newbery said...

The weight of waiting
wears on a fellow when there's
nothing worth the wait.

becca givens said...

oooh ... "Nothing worth the wait"

Good line!

Meeha Meeha said...

So true... and beautifully put! I'm a follower :)

My Inner Chick said...

Heartbreaking & True....

ab said...

So true...

SweetTalkingGuy said...

Phew, I guess there's nothing worse than waiting!