Category Archives: Changes

#424 – “all that’s left”

“all that’s left”   let’s all sing the blues till we can’t anymore till our secrets are broken and our throats are sore let’s swim out way past where we’re safe and proud let’s hurt together till we all cry … 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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#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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#373 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   my soul grumbles – so hungry for the meaty fruit sustenance of art      he begged for a kiss my best friend since four years old a tomboy’s crushed heart      

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#372 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   does imminent death brought close enough to see, lift life’s darkness away?      gratitude hides in the nonchalance of today’s promise of more time  

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#371 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   defeat comes quickly like a hard right to the face when my hands drop down       from the high branches summertime felt endless and my childhood safe       the minutes explode frustrations of … Continue reading

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#365 of 365 – ’round the bend

‘round the bend   change is coming ‘round the bend up the hill down toward the end   change for the girl deep down inside too frightened to live too angry to hide   the winds have picked up God’s … Continue reading

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#357 of 365 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku     mouth drops, dumbfounded four buses, one direction none going my way     birds, frogs and crickets movie quotes and pop music phones used to just ring     our girl, thirteen; time sucks! my wife said―put … Continue reading

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#352 of 365 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku     so many years my secrets tunneling out of my drunken silence     so hungry, my dreams thirsting for my days, eating away at my nights     driving by, I speed from danger; look away … Continue reading

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#350 of 365 – 3 Haiku

 3 Haiku     eyes blurring over head itchy with doubt; college math refresher course       the more what I take for granted is threatened, the more precious it is       hall of changes, dreams so … Continue reading

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