Category Archives: Sibling

#422 – 5 haiku

5 Haiku     on his own grave’s edge he waits in sad defiance daring life to end     a window open disinterested, he stares at the floor instead     so many gray hairs his beard looks like … Continue reading

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#418 – “broken luggage”

“broken luggage”   he drags along the road his trip, too long for him to bear pulls his life like broken luggage too old and useless to repair what’s inside he doesn’t know and doesn’t seem to care  

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#380 – “at an end”

“at an end”   he sounds at an end as if his life got packed too tightly, numbed into a corner so small there is no room for belief, and his hopes buried so deeply under a motionless heavy air … Continue reading

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#154 of 365 – 8 Haiku about my big sister

8 Haiku about my big sister     she was so pretty I looked like a boy; “that’s my sister!” she would say     “am I flat-chested?” she had a boyfriend; “compared to who?” I asked her     … Continue reading

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#153 of 365 – 6 Haiku about my big brother

6 Haiku about my big brother     he dug rivers, lined them with ant graveyards and towns; always played alone     he wore girls’ platforms though our neighborhood snickered he kept his head high     he wrote … Continue reading

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