Fateful Crossing Haiku

on a fence rail,
i saw a scorpion —
dead, but menacing


a dog nudges
its dead companion,
whimpering


after life,
no one contemplates the
Afterlife


grasping the sword
like nothing depends upon
everything


when you accept
that you, too, will be food,
death holds no sway

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