do the precocious
win or lose as they grow up
and lose youth to age

for Your Daily Word Prompt

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2 Responses

  1. But is it a competition to begin with?

  2. great question/point!

    the syllable limits of haiku often lead me to use words and abbreviate thoughts that don’t quite represent what I have in mind.

    in normal conversation, i might ask what challenges must sometimes be faced by a precocious child.

    plus, in the original post i misspelled “precocious.”

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