Disguise

Smiling and laughing
telling stories of humor
hides sadness emmense

10 comments:

anthonynorth said...

This is so often the case - the sadness of the clown's face.

Deborah Godin said...

A defense for many, I'm sure.

barbs.haiku said...

Too true, too often.

qualcosa di bello said...

yes! this was my first thought exactly when i read the prompt. everyone carries a great burden & some hide it in a deep place

Beth P. said...

Hi Haiku--
Thanks for this.
Did you have something particular in mind by writing 'emmense' instead of 'immense'?

Sue said...

the urban dictionary says that "emmense" is even greater than immense... nice word use!

kouji said...

cool. a sad image indeed.

Raven said...

Lovely. I relate to this very deeply, as, I suspect do many of us.

tumblewords said...

Indeed - mankind in haiku! Great!

SandyCarlson said...

It sure does. I wonder why.