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Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Betrayal Haiku # 249



purebred sad puppy golden retriever in front of a white background - stock photo                                                                                                       
      Sheba, family's  pet

desolate  and ill,cruelly discarded    
                                                     
           to decay  alone.

                                                                                                                                                                   

                                        



Loving elderly couple sleeping in bed sick husband stock photographyParents old infirm

          left in old age home                                                           

                     to die alone.   
                                                                                                         




                                                                                                                                             








Prompted by Haiku Heights   Betrayal  # 249  
Pics courtesy google.

33 comments:

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    1. Hi Manoj. Thanks for the comments and welcome to my site.

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  2. Love this one.
    Specially the second its irony.
    Regards.

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    1. Hi Tejinder thank you so much for liking my scribbled thoughts.

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  3. Harsh reminders to care for animals and older folk! Dramatic, emotive haiku!

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  4. Thanks Gemma .This is a harsh reality of life.
    Welcome to my site..

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  5. Well well that was a wonderful allegory that strikes and strikes red hot.

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    1. Thanks Anil. Very sad state of affairs.?

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  6. Oh the reality is sometimes so cruel, we leave our once loved ones without second thought.
    Very pathetic scenario.
    Nicely written.

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    1. Thanks Kislaya,It is brutal Is'nt it?

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  7. Sad realities of life for some... :(
    Beautifully expressed.

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    1. Thank you Shilpa. It very sad.Those who indulge in such actions are heartless.

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  8. This definitely captures betrayal and it tugs at the heart strings too

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    1. Thanks for your words of appreciation.

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    1. Thanks for remarks.It is sad but true!

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  10. Nice set - sad betrayals both.

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  11. Parents treated no different to the family pet! Most tragic! Sadly this is happening. You brought it out in the open. Great take Usha!

    Hank

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    1. Thanks Kaykuala you liked my thoughts.. Dumping old parents is very common these days and treated like animals.
      Welcome to my site.

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  12. Life is not always fair, it can be outright cruel... you have captured the essence of betrayal and hurt wonderfully ma'am.

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    1. Thank you Reshma for the wonderful comments.It very sad how the parents are treated. I remembered a line from Wordworth'what Man has made of Man!'

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  13. A world devoid of gratitude is pictured here.nice.

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    1. Thank you SaralaIt is very sad that such things are happening..I always look forward for comments by you.

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  14. Both so sadly occurring too frequently x beautifully written and very moving x

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    1. Hi welcome to my site. It is a very sorry state of affairs.Parents and pets treated alike.

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  15. This prompt has turned out to be very sad. Thank you for reminding us of a sad reality in our midst that is often overlooked. We often hurt the ones who care the most for us instead of appreciating them and giving back. Well done! :)

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    1. Welcome Claudia. Happy that you liked it. It is really depressing to see how parents are being treated by their ownrogeny.

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  16. Welcome to my site.Thanks for appreciating.

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  17. What you have written actually denotes some of the saddest things in our society. The care and concern that is going away from mankind is a stark reality of today.

    Richa

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  18. Thank you Richa. It is really very sad to see some wayward youths ill treating their loved ones.

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  19. Sad, how we leave people/pets in old age. That's the time when they truly need us.

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