Tag Archives: Father

#297 of 365 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku     Granny’s eyes looked off very soon to be the new eyes for someone else      the fire burned bright Daddy’s head hit the wall as they shoved him inside       

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#276 of 365 – “cloth patches”

 “cloth patches”   my father led me to a shed,             a room half-filled with cloth patches laid me on them, gave me poison             then left and clicked the latches my blood slowed and my breathing             lifted into … Continue reading

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#256 of 365 – 6 Haiku brought on by Father’s Day

6 Haiku brought on by Father’s Day   baby picture; I don’t recognize the virtue on my father’s face     family photos all through the house; feel guilty none of my father     “this flight is bad” my … Continue reading

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#246 of 365 – 5 Haiku – moments from my childhood

5 Haiku – moments from my childhood     I think of Jake, our ice cream man in white; when Good Humor really was     lawn mowers, grass smells mornings rich with Summer―time to go out and play   … Continue reading

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#244 of 365 – “amphitheatre nights”

“amphitheatre nights” (listening to music we could hear coming from the Carter Barron Amphitheatre)   on the back steps of uneasiness beneath the balmy kiss of Summer we watched leaves embraced by music dancing in the August moon while we … Continue reading

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#243 of 365 – 5 Haiku about my father…and things

5 Haiku my father…and things   shadow so heavy it frightened me from my sleep dreams of the unknown     no clear memory marks my path from three years old when something happened     lungs and spirit crushed … Continue reading

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#224 of 365 – “apparitions of abuse”

“apparitions of abuse”   restless truths, vague memories buried behind too much of the past   like a vapor barely visible before it thins and disappears, hiding in the trees like leaves about to die, and jumping into the wind to … Continue reading

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