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Harriet Haiku - Tales from the Whore.

One naughty woman
Is all it takes to bring a
Mighty man unstuck.

I’ve been that woman
And I’ve been the mighty man
Unstuck. Floating. Thwacked.

Harriet Haiku
Swathed in her old time glory
Spreads… understanding.

I am the harlot
Full of pain and pitiful.
Shifting disturbance.

Dam the doubt which drove
Harriet Haiku to drink.
(That is, me, to drink.)

My lust is honest
The trees with peeling faces
They watch me and weep.

Tiny spores of past
Lovers haunt me like prickles.
Metal in my mouth.

In my hair, small birds
With mechanical wings sing..
As the first man comes.

His soft knocking sounds
On the door give away
His presence..Perfume.

Her one favourite
Likes to pray, to pay, to stay.
Monogamous whore love.

Can you imagine
To be a whore and loved most
Completely by one?

In the wallpaper
Figures of fucking people
Smile at nervous hands.

Gold leaf framed paintings
Again rock against the walls
Wearing tiny holes….

Harriet disrobes.
He pulls at her hair, her heart.
He watches her die.

Over and over
again and again – still time…
Pledges of rescue.

A clavicle sigh.
He shifts her hips with his tongue,
tips of toes on fire.

Back in the soiled room
Her maid casts runes on the floor.
Her wise eyes forecast….

Leaves fall to the ground,
Her thighs are strained from fucking.
Harriet retires.

She washes with thoughts.
She cries into the small bowl.
She dries her inner thigh.

There is enough time
to eat, to wash, to sleep
and then… graveyard shift.

Harriet Haiku Monologue
L.Kaye Jan 2010

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This is a monologue written in Haiku for Harriet Haiku who is one of my dearest characters. She is a sex worker in a novelty brothel… in case you wished to know. ;)

Comments

  • eon .
    eon .almost 5 years ago

    FULL ON So may thoughts swept through my thinking as i read your word painting Nice One " – ))

  • I hope they were good thoughts. :) Thanks Eon.

    – limerick

  • FayGaladriel
    FayGaladrielalmost 5 years ago

    You are an absolute hoot. This is amazingly funny. It reminds me of a poem (about myself) called ’Grandma’s Knockshop’ …..oh well….cheers HH. xx

  • I am glad you liked it. Thanks for the fav!!!!! Is Grandma’s Knockshop’ on the Bubble?

    – limerick

  • Soxy Fleming
    Soxy Flemingalmost 5 years ago

    Harriet reflects
    in the mirror beyond the
    holes in the wallpaper

    ( i had to give it a go…I haven’t written one of these for years!)

  • Morning Soxy! I should have called you when I got stuck!! :)

    – limerick

  • Soxy Fleming
    Soxy Flemingalmost 5 years ago

    I don’t know…I think you have done really well…that took me ages!

  • Mine took me ages also!!! I still am not sure about it. There seems to be some glitches in the flow. :)

    – limerick

  • Soxy Fleming
    Soxy Flemingalmost 5 years ago

    I think it is pretty much perfect. I’d pat yourself on the back if I were you!

  • You are an encouraging, beautiful force on here for me. Thank you Soxy. x

    – limerick

  • Phil
    Philalmost 5 years ago

    your words…. are a feast for the eyes

  • Thanks Phil. I am glad your eyes had meal. There are few things worse than ‘Hungry Eyes’. :)

    – limerick

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestalmost 5 years ago

    Geezz you got some talent me thinks….Harriet came to life in this and she sure was one hell of a dame…
    .with love underneath her sultry belt
    a real good hostess to employ
    clothes on or off for she was a diva
    making even baked beans look divine……. :O))

    Great entertainment this was me thinks! x

  • She is one hell of a Dame. I like your lines too… with love under her sultry belt. THAT’S FANTASTIC! wish I ’d thought of it first. ;@

    – limerick

  • Soaps
    Soapsalmost 5 years ago

    Whitt Wheel!!! That is a whistle by the way, what a write, such insight! You are so right on track tonight. A delight. I love, love, love it!!

  • YAY Soaps!! I am happy that you like it enough to whistle. tee hee. xx

    – limerick

  • diLuisa Photography
    diLuisa Photog...almost 5 years ago

    I love it!! You rock!!
    “My lust is honest”………perfect!!
    xxx

  • hmmm… I still have your sexy write in my head. I was inspired by yours… I wouldn’t be rockin’ if you hadn’t rocked first. ;)

    – limerick

  • Akkra
    Akkraalmost 5 years ago

    Poor Harriet – the day’s never over… no rest for the wicked :o) Great words L, I could almost hear Harriet’s sigh as she steals herself to carry on.

  • You are funny. You make me laugh. xxxxxxx

    – limerick

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