…ouroboros…

our self-consumption
trading long term happiness
for short term pleasure

this week’s one single impression prompt is ‘circle’ –
i have always been fascinated by the imagery of the snake
consuming its own tail, and by the negative cyclicality that many of
us can’t/won’t escape within our lives

but i’m also a huge fan of ‘ku recycling, so here are other
circle themed ‘ku from the sorry if you’re bored… archives

…with no forethought (6-8-6)…
…beyond time…
…ancient rings…

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12 thoughts on “…ouroboros…

  1. Definitely true … all too often!

  2. SandyCarlson says:

    And the wheels go round….Great job.

  3. And why not? great thought!

    insanely inconclusive

    PS: and I am not bored!

  4. Joyce says:

    Ain’t it the truth. Sadly, all too common.
    Beautiful and thought-provoking haiku.

  5. spacedlaw says:

    I love the recycling!

  6. howard says:

    compelling and disturbing. great set!

  7. meeyauw says:

    I’m wondering if those who are politically promoting this behavior have any idea what they are doing. Perfectly said.

  8. teric says:

    Very philosophical.

  9. krissir says:

    yes the wheels of life go round and round – this is different and v thought provoking.

  10. krissie says:

    sorry that was Krissie – oops typo! getting v late here.

  11. consumerism described to a T… oh so sad…

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