A terrible shame

For week #65 of Haiku Horizons, the word prompt was ‘shame’. I thought of the destruction of nature for personal and economic gains. Haiku Horizons will provide a haiku prompt each Sunday.

Sunset at Morib Beach. Photo taken on 31 August 2012.

Sunset at Morib Beach. Photo taken on 31 August 2012.

A terrible shame

A terrible shame
The destruction of nature
Wanton greed to blame

Khor Hui Min
21 May 2015


About khorhmin

Khor Hui Min thinks of life as a continuous learning process and believes in a healthy balance in work and life. She is a freelance writer, who is active in publishing poems and short stories. She moonlights as a facepainter for the Malaysian Nature Society, and also enjoys creating and carving pottery. She has a Bachelor of Computer Science and Master of Science (Environmental Science). You can read more of her writing at https://projectprose.wordpress.com/ and https://huiminskitchen.wordpress.com/
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7 Responses to A terrible shame

  1. Archana Kapoor says:

    so so true!!!!
    do make time to read mine here: http://drishti.co/2015/05/17/vanity/

  2. Alice Keys says:

    Very nice. I enjoy poetry written from a social activism perspective.

  3. It is a terrible shame that the powers that be care more about making a buck than about saving the planet. Great haiku! 😀

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