September 16

Haiku: A Fragile Ego

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“Ego says, ‘Once everything falls into place, I’ll feel peace.’ Spirit says, ‘Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place.'” Marianne Williamson.

Haiku: A Fragile Ego
Haiku: A Fragile Ego

A fragile ego
makes it so hard to see the
forest for the trees

Ego is a veil
where hearts hide their painful tales
Like mine … still healing

Portmanteau moments
False friends arrive and depart
like dying flowers


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“‘Apologizing does not always mean you’re wrong and the other person is right. It just means you value your relationship more than your ego.” Mark Matthews

Haiku: A Fragile Ego
Haiku: A Fragile Ego

Like shattering glass
Our cat yowls on a bad day
He learned it from me…

Ego is a trap
where prideful minds get broken
Like yours … still growing

Haiku seems easy
But read more, and you will see…
I am not Bashō

This post was inspired by a Daily Word Prompt:  – Fragile – Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Not sure how to participate? Here are the steps to get started.

Positive Motivation Tip: In fragility, strength can flourish.

PHOTO CREDITS/ATTRIBUTIONS: All Photos: From PublicDomain photos on Pixabay and my Personal Collection

Until Next Time…
Ask. Believe. Receive. ©
Elizabeth Obih-Frank
Mirth and Motivation
Positive Kismet


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  • The story is as old as humanity. Everything will be fine once _____ happens or _____ falls into place, but then it’s always something else.

  • Did you write this? It is so beautiful! I LOVE the lines where you say
    “False friends arrive and depart
    like dying flowers”

  • Ego and pride. I had pride issues (didn’t want to take help from anyone) and didn’t even know it. Life has a way of pointing those things out though. 🙂

  • Such a beautiful piece of writing. The points you touch upon are so very true.

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