Tag Archives: Blues

#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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#392 – 2 Haiku about Billie Holiday, 1 about something else

2 Haiku about Billie Holiday, 1 about something else     her voice, a slow rain against the cushion of night falls like a haunting     such delicate pain brushing the dark edge of joy like secret prayers   … Continue reading

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#354 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     I scrub my floors clean muddy feet come anyway tracking depression     squinting and cursing alone at my job―watching football on my phone     sink on into it I say to my daughter; she … Continue reading

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#291 of 365 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   breathe deep till you feel your soul exhumed from stasis listening to blues     old guitar, wood floors voice sweet like smoke and bourbon blues goes down so smooth  

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