#409 – 5 Haiku about my brother

5 Haiku about my brother

 

so much time folded

into a tiny corner

alcoholism

 

 

he is angry that

love has brought his family

and friends together

 

 

he cannot see or

feel his way through a darkness

his eyes are closed to

 

 

an octave higher

his voice climbing over truths

he cannot utter

 

 

so quiet his need

to deny the deafening

noise of his defeat

 

 

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About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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4 Responses to #409 – 5 Haiku about my brother

  1. lauzlau says:

    Very good especially liked 1st 3 lines. Hang on.

  2. Mummzy says:

    You really captured the depth of despair. I want to share these with my parent Al Anon group. this Sunday.

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