Category Archives: Addict Behavior

#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 … Continue reading

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#403 – unsung

unsung   I am not a good soul I tire of others my friendships breathe shallow beneath envy that smothers I feed on dark rain though I pray for the sun as I walk my night streets deep into the … Continue reading

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#388 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku   bleach, softeners; she puts her quarters in―alone in the laundromat     so old this burrow refuge from too much shade and too little sunshine     I try to reach quick and for a moment I hold … Continue reading

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#387 – “troubled end”

“troubled end”   I’m not sure what I’m missing or if God is at fault like he’d put me in to simmer but added no salt I feel flavorless bland like a scrap of dead air set aside like a … Continue reading

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#381 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   standing in the rain umbrella doesn’t work; no shelter from my thoughts     hours like stone, grow so heavy through my night when sleep rolls away from me       so many churches all boarded … Continue reading

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#378 – 2 Haiku

 2 Haiku     chasm waters rush through I slip, sink into deep tears never learned to swim     burning in my throat prayers jumbled up beneath tears swallowed down whole    

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#377 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku   moving so slowly my mind stuck on waiting for the day to begin     so quick and quiet I break; so long and loud to pick up the pieces     mining in the caves so … Continue reading

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#376 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     faulty wiring; my lights flicker and die; I pray for new connections     she seemed angry or hurried, sarcastic perhaps perils of texting     understanding tones the modern necessity of emoticons     I … Continue reading

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#375 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku    she strikes her match, sets the trees on fire; she can’t help herself; Autumn     body cooling down anger heating up; massage clients that don’t show     two cowboys taken somewhere they can’t escape from … Continue reading

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#360 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku     looks so good to drink till I remember where I ended up last time     imagination problem solved; my laptop smashed in a million bits     life aggravated thrown out of balance; letters from … Continue reading

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