Tag Archives: Recovery

#409 – 5 Haiku about my brother

5 Haiku about my brother   so much time folded into a tiny corner alcoholism     he is angry that love has brought his family and friends together     he cannot see or feel his way through a darkness his … Continue reading

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#387 – “troubled end”

“troubled end”   I’m not sure what I’m missing or if God is at fault like he’d put me in to simmer but added no salt I feel flavorless bland like a scrap of dead air set aside like a … Continue reading

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#386 – 1 Haiku

1 Haiku   feet drag heavy; I grab a sharp prayer, scrape off the weight of regret

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#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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#384 – “doors left ajar”

“doors left ajar”   I’ve grown tired of watching my dreams from afar of passing the doorways with doors left ajar so long is the tedium that squashes the light that raises the shadows and fattens the night and pushes … Continue reading

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#378 – 2 Haiku

 2 Haiku     chasm waters rush through I slip, sink into deep tears never learned to swim     burning in my throat prayers jumbled up beneath tears swallowed down whole    

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#377 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku   moving so slowly my mind stuck on waiting for the day to begin     so quick and quiet I break; so long and loud to pick up the pieces     mining in the caves so … Continue reading

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#376 – 4 Haiku

4 Haiku     faulty wiring; my lights flicker and die; I pray for new connections     she seemed angry or hurried, sarcastic perhaps perils of texting     understanding tones the modern necessity of emoticons     I … Continue reading

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#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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#374 – “rebel against the roses”

“rebel against the roses”   I tumble down the morning with no footing for the day lose the words I’d gathered up for the prayers I’d planned to pray my thoughts rebel against the roses run to pick the thorns … Continue reading

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