The cocoon no.8

[Haiku #33]

Widows and orphans.
Are they really my problem?
Let’s just pray for them.

© The Drummer Poet
Written : 08/12/2011

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8 thoughts on “The cocoon no.8

    1. Hence the sarcastic undertones in the writing and my comment. The reality is far worse than a 17 syllable haiku!

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  1. I have but one question then, how can they be truly helped? Since prayer is an empty promise of sorts.

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  2. A prayer is an empty promise unless followed up with action.

    How can they be helped? Food, water, clothing, shelter, being shown that someone cares.

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    1. Intentions and promises, only worth while if they’re good!

      It is slightly worrying that a part of a Christian’s communication with God is knocked for the few who do have bad intentions, or none at all. How I wish no Christian was ever a hypocrite, myself included.

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    2. Intentions and promises, only worthwhile if followed through I believe.

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  3. Perhaps good intentions and ‘followed through’ prayer aren’t mutually exclusive, I believe they aren’t.

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