Tag Archives: Death

#415 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   rhapsody of tears such a long and heavy rain the names of the dead     when tomorrow comes love will sweep away the glass broken from hatred    

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#413 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   loneliness beyond love’s reach; last of the women who helped raise her—gone     eyes swimming in grief she treads in desperation to keep from drowning  

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#408 – “April Snow”

“April Snow”   grief for an April snow that has kissed our Earth and gone leaving roots hungry for water and the sky hungry for rain and all of us below it trying to sing away our pain as we unfold our … Continue reading

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#382 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku   in limbo; my hours waste into anger; waiting for the cable man      tangled up thinking dead ends and darkness on my old neural pathways      weight against my palms holding so many questions my … Continue reading

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#372 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   does imminent death brought close enough to see, lift life’s darkness away?      gratitude hides in the nonchalance of today’s promise of more time  

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#344 of 365 – “black dust”

“black dust”   bloodied concrete and broken steel unexpected goodbyes from a now hallowed field black dust in the air, grief in our lungs fear and rage that such evil had come so many hands reaching in for another deep-dug … 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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#334 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     hands, old with grieving gently touch the memories wall of fallen souls       eyes wading in grief warm, naked with loneliness and longing for joy       soft change in her breaths dreams … Continue reading

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#326 of 365 – “prayers for harm’s way”

 “prayers for harm’s way”   prayers come a long way over bloodshed and bones climb over graves with no crosses or stones they fistfight their way through riots and religion pull up the bereaved and souls lost to perdition they … Continue reading

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