Category Archives: Death

#415 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   rhapsody of tears such a long and heavy rain the names of the dead     when tomorrow comes love will sweep away the glass broken from hatred     Advertisements

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#413 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   loneliness beyond love’s reach; last of the women who helped raise her—gone     eyes swimming in grief she treads in desperation to keep from drowning  

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#408 – “April Snow”

“April Snow”   grief for an April snow that has kissed our Earth and gone leaving roots hungry for water and the sky hungry for rain and all of us below it trying to sing away our pain as we unfold our … Continue reading

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#344 of 365 – “black dust”

“black dust”   bloodied concrete and broken steel unexpected goodbyes from a now hallowed field black dust in the air, grief in our lungs fear and rage that such evil had come so many hands reaching in for another deep-dug … Continue reading

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#335 of 365 – 1 Haiku

1 Haiku   sharp and final blade kneeling on the precipice of an end to pain    

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#334 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     hands, old with grieving gently touch the memories wall of fallen souls       eyes wading in grief warm, naked with loneliness and longing for joy       soft change in her breaths dreams … Continue reading

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#326 of 365 – “prayers for harm’s way”

 “prayers for harm’s way”   prayers come a long way over bloodshed and bones climb over graves with no crosses or stones they fistfight their way through riots and religion pull up the bereaved and souls lost to perdition they … Continue reading

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#324 of 365 – “ISIS”

ISIS   there is no semblance of right no relatable belief stone darkness so cold light is swallowed up by grief there is no room for other people no space for God to take a breath they want to bludgeon … Continue reading

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#322 of 365 – 4 Haiku

 4 Haiku     later he’ll want to apologize to his mom for the son he was       she is quiet, still leaves settling in the sudden hush after a storm       tears squeezed from her … Continue reading

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#320 of 365 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   so much refuse spills gets on everyone until we’re stuck in garbage     smoke and broken glass so much, no one sees where to step without bleeding  

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