Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge – #67 Call & Cheer

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Monday arrives, and so does the weekly haiku challenge set by our dear Ronovan.
Please check out his challenge here.
This week the prompt words are Call & Cheer.

Can I say before I write, I am not feeling too ‘cheery’ at the moment, due to some sad personal news. The only ‘calls’ I had, held sadness…

If this colours the way I think about my haiku, I apologise…

——-

Gone – Tanka

I call out to you
As you seem to be floating
Far away from me
It hits me, like a bullet
Happiness evaporates

——–

You left me then. Gone
No word to say you were off.
I feel so empty
Knowing that I shall not see
Your cheery face anymore…

Ritu 2015

I shall add another, more light hearted one that I also penned…

Last Orders – Haiku

The barman calls time
Then changes his mind… Lock In!
Cheers erupt all round!

Ritu 2015

But I Smile Anyway...

38 Comments (+add yours?)

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  2. Elizabeth
    Oct 22, 2015 @ 20:15:19

    Hi Ritu, I like the barman, cool!

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  3. Claudette
    Oct 21, 2015 @ 08:02:21

    Wishing peace to you.

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  5. lbeth1950
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 13:35:02

    Oh, sorry for your bad news, but evocative writing.

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  6. Erika Kind
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 09:29:05

    Of course this went too fast … I missed to add the big hug, sis 😘

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  7. Erika Kind
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 09:24:46

    You are so very creative, Ritu! All great achievements!

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  8. edwinasepisodes
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 07:29:40

    I hope you are ok Ritu. The Haiku are lovely, and the last one is brilliant! 🙂

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  9. syl65
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 05:22:36

    Sorry to hear you are carry a bit of sadness with you. Hope a lighter day come around soon.

    Liked by 1 person

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  10. eloquentparadise
    Oct 20, 2015 @ 02:12:31

    Sorry for your sad news, ritu. And both the haikus are beautifully written. 🙂

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  11. Lynz Real Cooking
    Oct 19, 2015 @ 22:27:22

    Hi Ritu! very nice work! Hope you are ok, hugs

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  12. markbialczak
    Oct 19, 2015 @ 21:42:42

    Hang in there, Ritu. Sorry to hear you’ve had hard news to handle. Your haiku is lovely. And the last-call closer is right on, too.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

  13. wafflemethis
    Oct 19, 2015 @ 21:24:51

    Beautiful😘

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    Reply

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