Tag Archives: Now

#420 – 3 Haiku – 1 minute before my birthday

3 Haiku – 1 minute before my birthday     leaves are turning red so eager to drop and fly from this aging tree     dreams so close they burn turn both doubt and delay to ash I blow … Continue reading

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#353 of 365 – “mistrial”

“mistrial”   across from the alley where it still appears clean where the trash is hidden and the rodents unseen I sit in the momentary bliss of denial as if danger were averted by a public mistrial the news has faded … Continue reading

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#315 of 365 – “mid-step”

“mid-step”   death brushed too close to me ruffled my sleeves   bits of my soul pulled away like dead leaves   it swallowed my air leaving skeleton breaths   my sense of belonging and balance bereft   it was … Continue reading

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#237 of 365 – “fruit”

“fruit”     I peel the skin off of the hours searching for fruit   and to find the source of discontent and remove it by its root   I’ve grown weary of the bitter taste of darkness in my … Continue reading

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#227 of 365 – 6 Haiku about then and now

6 Haiku about then and now     I waited hours, months for her to call; when phones were only in houses     before cell phones and answering machines, there was the busy signal     I had to … Continue reading

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