Tag Archives: Past

#385 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku   so restless to live days slip through my eagerness for tomorrow’s gifts   smiley face bracelet for the times I can’t muster one up on my face    reading back over so much of my life spilled … Continue reading

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#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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#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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#365 of 365 – ’round the bend

‘round the bend   change is coming ‘round the bend up the hill down toward the end   change for the girl deep down inside too frightened to live too angry to hide   the winds have picked up God’s … 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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#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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#302 of 365 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     wet jeans rolled up like walking in the surf; sump pump working overtime     touring campuses tree-lined futures that leave me walking through regrets     history’s old stone longing for a past composed of … Continue reading

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#289 of 365 – 4 Haiku

“4 Haiku”     twisted beliefs; so incomprehensible to those who don’t believe     muddy roads into the future are perfectly paved into the past     so much religion so much disagreement; so much distance from God   … Continue reading

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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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#270 of 365 – “deja vu”

 “déjà vu”   walking into a peculiar residual aura beneath a strange note from yesterday’s song, memory surfaces, so faint, like shadows from a dream that evaporate so quickly, you turn and they’re gone, and so brief a breath carries … Continue reading

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