Diane Hine

(25 July 1956)

Haiku: Ultimatum


Warned to mend its ways
Smallpox refused to listen
So it had to go

Submitted: Thursday, October 31, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 31, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Haiku: Ultimatum by Diane Hine )

Enter the verification code :

  • Kevin Patrick (11/10/2013 11:08:00 PM)

    I don't know why but I find this slightly humorous, I cant say I want this divorce to have a reconciliation, let the lawyers have it. (Report) Reply

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (11/5/2013 7:50:00 AM)

    And things worse than that have come
    To torment us as before.........

    Very short and very good haiku...I welcome you to my page for your esteemed comments (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. A Senior Citizen, Pius Didier
  2. Beclouded, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  3. Why I am taken as toy, noctiluca scintillans
  4. Let's smile, Nassy Fesharaki
  5. When I Die A Teacher, Pius Didier
  6. Family, Kolade Seun
  7. Mothers!, John Ugolo Umah
  8. I Just Do Not Know, John Ugolo Umah
  9. Are you looking, gajanan mishra
  10. Not worth as human, hasmukh amathalal

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

Of this worlds theatre in which we stay,
My love like the spectator ydly sits
Beholding me that all the pageants play,
Disguysing diversly my troubled wits.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]