Recipe for Life in Haiku

9. Recipe for life:/
Necessities proportioned/
To needs of ‘your’ dreams/

10. Into today’s bowl/
Add wholesome ingredients/
In the right order/

6. Sweetened with tomorrow’s/
Dreams of extreme happiness/
This life slowly bakes/

7. Life is a pastry/
Of common ingredients/
That hunger seasons/

8. This cupcake called life/
Overpowered by frosting/
Is a simple cake/

13. Second rate cupcakes/
Are loaded with sweet frosting/
To obscure cheap cake/

5. Making a good life/
Takes two full-cups of right now/
Leavened with the past/

11. All good confections/
Have deep bitterness, not just/
The future’s sweetness/

12. Failure’s sour sting makes/
The sweetness of our future/
Come alive in life/

14. Measure your “happy”/
To season your existence/
Portion control’s key/

16. A level teaspoon/
Of victory’s strong sweetness/
Should make your life good/

17. Adding too much sweet/
Will make life’s cake reliant/
On base victory/


6 responses to “Recipe for Life in Haiku

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  2. I like the photograph–there’s so much life in it! Also, this post made me hungry. I’m still pondering its meaning: “Life is a pastry/Of common ingredients/That hunger seasons/”

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