Posts Tagged ‘jealousy’

Cruelty has a Human Heart,
And Jealousy a Human Face;
Terror the Human Form Divine,
And Secrecy the Human Dress. 

The Human Dress is forged Iron,
The Human Form a fiery Forge,
The Human Face a Furnace seal’d,
The Human Heart is hungry Gorge.


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Takes After His Father

Oooh – this face!
Only a mother
Could love it.



The Envy Of Royalty

None ever
Dressed as lavishly –
Even kings.



How Masefield Caught Sea Fever

Heading home,
A day on the sea.
Life’s golden.

Sea Fever by John Masefield – https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/sea-fever-by-john-masefield/


Father – photo by Sia van Schalkwyk at

Royalty – photo by Agnes Scholiers at

Masefield – photo by Sias van Schalkwyk at


* The haiku I write are lines of 3-5-3 syllables instead of 5-7-5.

See Haiku article here for explanation, if needed: https://thebardonthehill.wordpress.com/2011/08/08/haiku/

© Dennis Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2014.

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