Trauma (haiku)

leans her weary head,
hair is stroked for comfort
on her mama’s chest

wicked images flash
every space inside her brain
melts into her soul

© Tournesol ’15/12/22

I’m so happy I found this website at Bastet and Sekhmet
Written for  The Secret Keeper Writing Prompt:

12 thoughts on “Trauma (haiku)

  1. To find that comfort sometimes is absent. Many years can go by before the comfort is found. It’s a rough subject you pull out of the 5 words. A delicate trip to take. The flash back taking her back. It is necessary for her mind to escape the images. Melting into her soul is a good place to find safety. Your Haiku should pull at the strings of those who want to comfort and those who need the comforting. Your use of the 5 words was a moving trip through childhood and time. I hope you come again. – jk


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