It’s my third attempt with https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/12/07/ronovan-writes-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-335-curl-and-paw/. The challenge is real, hahaha. Word prompts remind me of slam poetry, and the adrenalin of having to “come up with something”. And the more I delve into the haiku form, the more I see its possibilities. It’s spare and contained syllables contain worlds! This week’s words are “curl” and “paw”.
seems like a paw, soft
curling nails that tear through flesh
but the words echo.
young shoots of grass green
like cats’ eyes. striped tiger prowling
her spring paws uncurl.
Curled and lonely, we
are not cats that lie heaped. paws,