BLACK

for Haiku Heights, Day 20 image Audrey Hepburn

hepburn

The smartest colour
to adorn many women
is as dark as night.

*

Humour that is black
is nearly always offensive –
not funny at all.

About https://vivinfrance.wordpress.com

All poetry, prose and pictures posted here, except where otherwise stated, is my own, and may only be used elsewhere with my expressed permission. Please don't be inhibited from correcting my bloopers and making suggestions: Most of what I post here is instant, ill-considered and off-the-cuff, in serious need of editing.
This entry was posted in haiku and senryu and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

12 Responses to BLACK

  1. Alice Keys says:

    I still wear black (too much) but haven’t seen my pearls in ages. Very nice.
    If you have a moment, have a looka t mine:
    http://alicekeysmd.wordpress.com/2013/09/20/be-entirely-blind/

    Like

  2. Good haiku but I’m not sure I agree with the second one…and you know me, always worried about offending people.

    Like

  3. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    Just for the sake of argument, I’ll take a different approach: I rather like some black humor. Not all. But some.

    The Black Rebozo

    Like

  4. Sumana Roy says:

    both nice but second one is my favorite…….

    Like

  5. Eha says:

    Oh, thank you! Loved Audrey, loved the film, hated the vacuous George Peppard . . . still remember! Remember being so ‘jealous’ in my teenage years of whom I believed the ‘goody’ girls of the generation just kind’of ‘ahead of me: Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Ingrid Bergman!! With a huge smile I grew up to recognize all had been ‘more’ than normal!! Still read their auto/biographies with a smile . . . !! Oh still wear black and pearls also!!!!!!

    Like

  6. Usha Menon says:

    Great to see Audrey Hepburn. Both the Haiku are fabulous.

    Like

  7. Lynda says:

    These are well done, Viv.
    And OH, I do love Audry! 😉

    Like

  8. Locomente says:

    I loved both..
    Talks about unrelated things yet thoughtfully connected by the prompt!

    Like

  9. siggiofmaine says:

    I agree with both…and loved seeing the photo of Audrey Hepbern when I opened your bog site !
    My mother always told me “Black is smart…with white pearls of course !”
    Thanks for the great takes on the prompt…the second one is, for me, a great one…said so well
    Peace
    Siggi

    Like

  10. colonialist says:

    I’d agree wholeheartedly with both of those!

    Like

I love it when you leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s