Category Archives: death

A Haiku Sequence by Frank Higgins

Death of a Friend        chemo her face lost in the pillow   a final gift smell of the rain in the wet clogs    empty bed  fluffing the indent  from the pillow                                  … Continue reading

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Haiku Sequence by Mac Greene

to life since the diagnosis tears well up whenever I  say goodbye   I cry softly and the rain too   I dream a grave yellow        yellow silver on the wind dandelions   birds sing I try to get … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 29, 2020

gold maple leaf dances on the way down       by Stephen M. Joseph (USA)  

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 16, 2020

reading the years in the parchment of my hands by Donna Bauerly (USA)  

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Free Verse by RM Yager

There will be Tears falling into my flour because you are not here this year to pour and mix, measure and stir all the treats we used to labor over every Christmas Eve   I will be in the kitchen alone … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 25, 2020

migrating geese . . . all the smiling faces in the obituaries       by Marilyn Appl Walker (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 44.3, Fall 2013

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 19, 2020

thinness her eyelids as I close them by Johnette Downing (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 31.2, 2008

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 4, 2020

just a little depression where you once lay   by Donna Bauerly (USA) 4th Place, Kukai Contest

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 21, 2020

cemetery garden the endless sleep of leaves   by Eufemia Griffo  (Italy) Blithe Spirit, Vol. 28, No. 4, December 2018

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Tanka by Susan Godwin

wintry mix– the small coffin is lowered springtime narcissus prematurely planted   by Susan Godwin (USA) Ribbons

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