Monday, October 7, 2013

CD:Toward Extinction

Carpe Diem ~ Ivory




wanton for ivory
elephants endangered
entire species
trophies of the greedy
ruination of life cycle


(Felt I needed to say more than a haiku would allow. A new age tanka...not exactly 5-7-5-7-7.)

8 comments:

  1. Who is counting syllables? A strong statement indeed...about a tragic slaughter.

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    1. As we all know, Wabi Sabi doesn't do "the finger thing" when it comes to creating haiku! :)

      Ivory Hunter

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  2. Beautiful tanka ~ message is profound ~ nature's animals are a treasure ~ who needs ivory anyway ~ happy week to you ~ carol ^_^

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  3. so sad.
    elephants are such amazing creatures
    and to think of the wholesale slaughter
    and for what...ugh

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  4. It is indeed sad, of what humans can do out of greed. Well-written.

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  5. i am convinced that greed is indeed the root of all evil

    JzB

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  6. Lovely tanka.. and yes I love that sentiment.

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