Tag Archives: Afterlife

#444 – “echoes in the trees”

“echoes in the trees”   there is movement in the day some small measure of relief   a moment remembered without the sudden weight of grief   your laughter on the cool edge of a passing Winter breeze   your … Continue reading

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#440 – “battles”

“battles”   I didn’t get to say a proper private goodbye   I was late and everyone hovered nearby   eager was the nursing staff to take you away   die in the morning out by midday   I felt … Continue reading

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#432 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   it’s worse than I thought bare trees that won’t bloom again unending Winter   I wish I could know that Winter here is just Spring wherever you are     I hope you were there we laughed … 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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#339 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     her breath slipped into her last hour that slipped into her eternity      was she alone or being greeted by those she was waiting to see      this was the day that her tomorrows became … 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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#333 of 365 – “borders”

 “borders”   I never cared much for borders till evil plotted its course and the only thing between it and me were the borders we enforce   I never cared much for countries even my own until my homeland was … Continue reading

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#305 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku     through old winter trees last breath of sunset whispers a new day coming      small town highway leads somewhere else, somewhere unknown what an adventure     big handfuls of rain sky seems so much … Continue reading

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#189 of 365 – “shades of Heaven”

“shades of Heaven”   I saw her twice inside my dreams after she was gone   standing comfortably on the treed edge of a soft and hazy dawn   she smelled of powder and some delicate indescribable perfume   and … Continue reading

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