all land air water
teemed with every sort of life
then the white man came

The family, the clan, the tribe, the nation. Humans are good at surviving, thriving, adapting, expanding, but only in cohesive groups. When group meets group, that’s another story.

for dVerse Poets Pubs Haibun Monday

18 Responses

  1. Powerful haiku.

  2. Yep. Teeming succumbs to teaming.
    Seriously, it’s a powerful piece. Right to the point.

  3. Short and bang on; sharp haiku and painfully honest prose.

  4. Those groups can be dangerous to each other.

  5. Yes, what a story, when groups meet: too often a horrifying one. You’ve written a brief yet powerful one!

  6. Too sadly true.

  7. Fear drives people to do the unthinkable.

  8. In the end we need to coexist

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