Tag Archives: Marriage

#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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#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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#313 of 365 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   no uncles are left only aunts and cousins now our tree thinning out     her husband lowered casket closed, she suddenly seemed painfully small    

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#285 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku    change and cigarettes he sits lowly; one gold tooth all the others brown       so many of us together, but not really stuck on the highway       Sundays, a work day coming home … Continue reading

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#278 of 365 – “where the milk of freedom spills”

“where the milk of freedom spills”     I feel sluggish and uncooperative don’t want to do my chores I want to linger under sunsets and meander on the shores I don’t want to be a parent or a daughter … Continue reading

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#231 of 365 – “soup line”

“soup line”   loneliness a famine like dust in my soul dims away space obscures the sunshine leaves me stranded deep in depression’s soup line no opening for the light to utter a sound only room now for the quiet … Continue reading

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#230 of 365 – “iron”

“iron”   the mood is sudden tension scalds a rigid path across the night air changes stiffens with a breath in the wrong direction I make decisions mistakes that seem careless and inconsiderate and then the gentle sloping curves we … Continue reading

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#223 of 365 – “distances”

 “distances”   I am tired, fatigued by the distances we cross, afraid that what we have can’t overcome the things we’ve lost. I worry that our travels are too perilous to survive, or that we’ll walk in silence, starving with … Continue reading

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#204 of 365 – 4 Haiku about my wife

4 Haiku about my wife     a Marine’s daughter she’s stronger than people like black women to be     sensitivity matched only by the metal she wears over it     can’t pass a baby without motherhood starting … Continue reading

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#203 of 365 – “melee”

“melee”    truth like thunder breaks into my bones   with a rain of crushing consequences heavy like stones   I am a liar through denial and blatant omission   my trustworthiness a ghost, an unstable apparition   I linger, … Continue reading

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