Category Archives: death

Haibun

A Gift   I pray for snow on Christmas. I’ve been watching Christmas movies to cheer up. Mom is so tired. My big sister doesn’t want to talk about anything. Dad is always busy.     There’s soft snow in … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 9, 2022

fallen leaves fill the trenches – with guns     by June Read (Canada) Remembrance Day, Canada, November 11, 2022  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 15, 2022

the moon disappears in a cloud bank reading his will by Sheila Sondik (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 45:1, Winter-Spring 2014

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 28, 2022

two shadowsthe headstones of parentshe never knew by Jeff Kressmann (USA) The Heron’s Nest, Vol. XXII, No. 2, June 2022

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 26, 2022

it’s been a year her sweater on the chair  still     by Neal Whitman (USA) The Temple Bell Stops, 2012

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 19, 2022

homecoming the hearse exits the interstate by Tom Painting (USA) Frogpond, Vol 44:3, Autumn 2021

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 14, 2022

we dismantle the unused crib . . . starless sky     by John McManus (England) A Hundred Gourds, 2:4, September 2013  

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Daily Double Haiku: June 6, 2022

widowed . . . all those years of wanting some solitude by Polona Oblak (Slovenia)   The Heron’s Nest, XXIII.1, March 2021

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Daily Double Haiku: May 31, 2022

raven glides swiftly  past my open window . . . death I accept   by Karen-Ann S. Jazic (Canada)

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Daily Haiku: April 28, 2022

children’s memorial– just a stone’s throw from the swimming hole by Robert Epstein (USA), Author A Walk Around Spring Lake, 2012

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