Category Archives: Failure

#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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#395 – an unlovely place

an unlovely place   so heavy this minutia renders the day so lonely its dreams having passed away I wake to the iron air buckling beneath the sheer tax of hope and the burden of grief    it’s such a … Continue reading

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#391 – “locked hands”

“locked hands”   I make stupid mistakes that twist up my esteem crack my tiny boat with paddles already lost downstream I fold up into nothing toss myself in the trash drive my thinking right into the black till I … Continue reading

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#385 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   so restless to live days slip through my eagerness for tomorrow’s gifts   smiley face bracelet for the times I can’t muster one up on my face    reading back over so much of my life spilled … 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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#370 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   the road of dreams is paved with nightmares of failure and falters of faith     so many tunnels stretched out together; daylight always visible  

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#362 of 365 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku   steel clouds, so heavy with the weight of yesterday’s dreams―yet to come true     clouds, pregnant and low dark sky choking back the rain tears behind my eyes     God smothered under the misery of … Continue reading

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#358 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     one step forward―right into the mud; is this the path God wants me on?      clouds empty of coins pennies don’t really fall from heaven…just water      have faith, they tell me faith that … Continue reading

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#330 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku     I am defeated by a knee that wanted to go another way       hurt knees, salty cheeks resolve so bruised up it aches sometimes just to hope       kung fu black sash … Continue reading

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#255 of 365 – “laurels”

“laurels”   I worry this decision was foolhardy and ill-advised that today all of the words have been covered, disguised masquerading as laurels on which I can recline, throw my feet up and smoke away the limitless time then suddenly … Continue reading

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