Tag 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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#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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#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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#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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#341 of 365 – “muddied and drawn”

 “muddied and drawn”   I feel angry today and by my own bitterness, defamed buried in envy beneath the rotten sod of shame I don’t like me like this a sunless twist of grays my neglected prayers hiding in alleys … Continue reading

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#312 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   so much family too many plastic cups for me to feel at home     sudden tangy burn I gulp down the smell but it doesn’t get me drunk     cups full of my past everyone … Continue reading

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#293 of 365 – “dirt and scratches”

“dirt and scratches”   here it comes this envy rushing in like the cold as if I’ve opened up a memory to some nightmare in the fold   I thought it flattened degraded a storm that had died but it … Continue reading

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#217 of 365 – “soot and shadows”

“soot and shadows”     silence falls like rain’s forgiveness on a hot and arid night as worn feelings blow ragged over a whittled, burned out fight   I have to scour my thoughts to keep the secrets from building … Continue reading

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