[…] “She had met people who had lost the glow of being alive because they could no longer fight against loneliness and had ended up becoming addicted to it. They were, for most part, people who believed the world to be an undignified, inglorious place, and who spent their evenings and nights talking on and on about the mistakes others had made. They were people whom solitude had made into judges of the world, whose verdicts were scattered to the four winds for whoever cared to listen.” […] (Source: Brida by Paulo Coelho)
As part of the challenge, I wrote the below Haikus based on the quote provided above from Paulo Coelho’s novel “Brida”
Odd one she was,
Younger than others in age,
Wiser than the Aged…
Why did they harbor,
Anger, Pride, Hatred, Envy?
The End same for all!
Transformation … it’s something we have seen here several times, it’s a kind of path to find your inner truth, your inner beauty or your inner love. And that’s the main theme in “Brida” another beautiful novel by Paulo Coelho. “Brida” was published in 1990 and it became a very famous novel within the “wiccan” community all around the world, because the “wiccan” believe (the “religion” of nature, like e.g. Shinto) is
were this novel is about.
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5 replies on “Carpe Diem #1326 : Transformation… Older or Wiser?

  1. Haiku is a great challenge, it always “looks” easy but it pushes me every day, and I’ve been writing this genre for over 25 years. 🙂

    Welcome to the world of haiku!

    warm regards,

    Alan Summers
    President, United Haiku and Tanka Society
    Haibun Editor, Blithe Spirit (British Haiku Society)
    co-founder, Call of the Page

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    1. Thank you so much for stopping by and commenting. Its an honor to have you here. Have written a few more which are probably better than this one😊. Would be absolutely delighted if you could look into it and let me know your opinion about my attempts at Haiku. Again, thank you so much for your encouragement Alan.

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