Haiku Friday – Fret & Chill

29 Jan

Happy Friday everyone! Today I’m participating in RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #29 Fret & Chill. The prompt words as you can see are Fret and Chill.


Illustration by Luis Royo

Prelude to Death

by Vashti Quiroz-Vega



Do not fret, my dear

No longer will you feel the chill––

once you are dead


Luis Royo_fantasy_art

Illustration by Luis Royo


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23 Responses to “Haiku Friday – Fret & Chill”

  1. Yolanda Isabel Regueira Marin January 29, 2015 at 10:44 pm #

    Ooooooh … chilly


  2. 1stpeaksteve January 29, 2015 at 11:09 pm #

    That packed a punch for only 3 lines!


  3. davidprosser January 30, 2015 at 2:16 am #

    Quite chilling Vashti.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx


  4. olganm January 30, 2015 at 6:12 am #

    Perfect and chilling!


  5. Hugh's Views and News January 30, 2015 at 12:41 pm #

    You smashed it, Vashti. Very chilling and a great haiku for Ron’s challenge.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Michelle Stanley January 30, 2015 at 2:27 pm #

    Love the images Vashti, and the words do have a chilling effect to match.


    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega January 31, 2015 at 4:07 pm #

      Hi Michelle! I love the images too! They’re by one of my favorite fantasy artists, Luis Royo. If you click on either image it will take you to one of his sites and you can see more of his stuff. Thank you! 🙂


  7. authoradamgainer January 30, 2015 at 4:43 pm #

    Made me shiver. Nice one Vashti. 🙂


  8. Serins January 31, 2015 at 12:38 am #

    Outch! My poor…. something. but that was good. very good.


  9. Ronovan January 31, 2015 at 6:43 pm #

    The images make me think of characters in a book I just read. Very good.


  10. Meredith February 1, 2015 at 1:36 pm #

    The best.


  11. aranislandgirl February 1, 2015 at 5:03 pm #

    Wow! Love the contrast in the poem. The pictures give it a real sense of darkness.


    • Vashti Quiroz-Vega February 2, 2015 at 8:45 pm #

      Hello! Thank you! Luis Royo is the best when it comes to dark fantasy art. I’m so happy you enjoyed the poem. 😀



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