Moving Photographs from the last 100 years – #Haibun – Colleen Chesebro’s #Poetry Challenge

This week for Colleen Chesebro’s Weekly Poetry Challenge, I thought I’d try my hand at a Haibun and incorporate my Haibun with a powerful video that Sally Cronin recently shared at her Smorgasbord Invitation. Profound moments of time in the last 100 years of humanity. Powerful, memorable, and poignant moments in time.

 

 

Poetry Rules: – Choose your form of poetry and use SYNONYMS ONLY for the words – Hobby and Play

I’ve chosen to write a Haibun with a double Haiku

 

 

Humanity

 

I believe with all the madness in the world, these moments in times of turmoil serve as reminders of ongoing world struggles we live through and somehow overcome. But the past has a way of resurfacing. This video is a quick refresher course on some of the biggest things in life that can happen to us – things we often take for granted thinking  they’ve been eradicated – things we think won’t happen again. But they do.

 

Life is like a sport

We keep on striving to win

Winners and losers

 

Keep sight of the wins

The alternatives are dire

Lives become the game

 

Source: Smorgasbord Afternoon Video – Moving Photographs from the last 100 years. | Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

 

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