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A General’s Haiku

October 19, 2010
Barbary Lion

Image by Etrusia UK via Flickr

A fool willingly

faces the lion without

realizing the risk.

18 Comments leave one →
  1. October 19, 2010 8:35 pm

    And that, sometimes, is the path to greatness.

  2. October 20, 2010 12:48 am

    The King of Haiku? Awesome my friend xx

    • October 20, 2010 3:06 am

      Thank you Buttercup!…but I am only an amateur…This is the first one I have ever done. I usually need more words to say what I want to but this seemed so right today.

  3. October 20, 2010 5:09 am

    I love haiku poetry. This one is very good…!

    • October 20, 2010 5:11 am

      Thank you Adeeyoyo! you are kind as always and It is a pleasure to see you here.

  4. October 20, 2010 5:52 am

    Very Nice!

  5. October 20, 2010 8:24 am

    i agree with pattiken. being fearless will bring one to great heights. you did a great job on this haiku!

    • October 20, 2010 12:03 pm

      I am glad you enjoyed it… Thank you for stopping by!

  6. October 20, 2010 10:20 am

    Risky lions run
    An outstanding fool stands still
    Hunters lie in wait

    Just foolin’. 😉 UT

    • October 20, 2010 11:57 am

      Absolutely Brilliant… and so true! I like the way you think Uncle tree 🙂

  7. October 20, 2010 2:34 pm

    Words of amazing truth that can be applied throughout many aspects of life.
    Peace to you,

    • October 20, 2010 8:41 pm

      Thank you for realizing this. I guess that is the main reason that I felt the need to post it.

  8. October 21, 2010 8:46 am

    “…without realizing the risk”…that makes them a fool…but it’s left for the wise to educate them instead of watch them being devoured.


  9. October 22, 2010 8:12 pm

    award notice,

    let me know after you are done.

  10. October 23, 2010 9:56 pm

    Avast Pro is what I use …those Czech’s do an awesome job.

  11. October 27, 2010 6:00 am

    That’s so right! very deep words despite its being small.. 🙂 Short and very smart.. xx

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