Harper Thorpe

Or a casualty of not being curious or satisfying your curiosity

Curious Cat Plays Dead (Thanks to Daria Shatova on Unsplash for this fun photo)

If you are a cat,
beware curiosity.
It just might kill you.
No longer curious? Sad,
my condolences.

©2021 HHThorpe. All rights reserved.

Inpsired by Tracy Aston’s haiku, “Stepping Into Air” and prompt, “curious.” Thanks also to the rest of the House of Haiku team!

And now, please listen to Jason Mraz — looking to unravel the mystery of love — as he sings his hauntingly beautiful “Mr. Curiosity”

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An Acrostic

Photo by Katrina Wright on Unsplash

Accept imperphection!
The burden of human phrailty,
Extorts energy from the hopephul soul,
Leaving lipheless those phearphul of phailing.
Own the phuture. While not perphect, we’re more than good enough!

©2021 HHThorpe. All rights reserved.

Author’s Note: While there is no word for the fear of F’s 😳, Atelophobia is…

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Harper Thorpe

Harper Thorpe

Engaged citizen, poet, musician, humorist, family man. I value irreverence, soulfulness, and a big heart. Offering insight, introspection, shock & aw shucks!