Tag Archives: Memories

#383 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku   cracking and popping muffled bubble-paper sounds my shoulder muscles      unexpected find bizarre history; naked photos I tear up    

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#379 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku     long cold wait; no bus I pace, talk to myself like a crazy person     granny’s soft, warm face so glad I can’t remember her funeral face     chronic ill health of an old … Continue reading

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#364 of 365 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku   hard to concentrate on today when tomorrow is the finish line     lifelines from a friend back when I was drowning; old shoe-box of letters     ad-libs written out to make me seem natural first … Continue reading

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#361 of 365 – “scraps”

“scraps”   ladders to Heaven from dreams on the ground broken souls praying for paths to be found children who sleep with full bellies in sheets newly-made orphans who sleep in the streets guns on the prowl to kill or convert … Continue reading

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#360 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku     looks so good to drink till I remember where I ended up last time     imagination problem solved; my laptop smashed in a million bits     life aggravated thrown out of balance; letters from … Continue reading

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#332 of 365 – “talismans”

“talismans”   vague images hard memories surface like tears wait for me like thieves come to swallow up my years but I have secrets weapons and armor I can wear beaded with talismans layered with prayer so that the past … Continue reading

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#299 of 365 – “canvases”

“canvases “   breath of evening almost still against the folding sun   so quiet through the spaces where memories have begun   whispering over creases where yesterdays hide   and brushing against the canvases where tomorrows reside  

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#283 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     spray, like wind blown rain inescapable; daughter, me―washing the car       nowhere to hide from a most persistent menace; daughter with the hose       tomorrow is a deterrent to my getting something … Continue reading

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#263 of 365 – “tiptoes”

 “tip-toes”   we saved the world from inside pillow forts played championships on mini basketball courts   he woke me before dawn to watch birds in the yard   and gave me his most precious Pokémon card   he was … Continue reading

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#261 of 365 – “magic rope”

“magic rope”   such bashful trees dancing under their leaves blowing their sweet summer breath in the breeze pulling me back to my swing in the yard where a tire and magic rope dispelled all unease    

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