Category Archives: death

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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Free Verse by Mary Harwell Sayler

In Passing by Mary Harwell Sayler Death walksthrough my housein gray chiffon –sheer and dull asunpolished pewter.Sometimes I feel herbrush my arm,like a large moth wingagainst my skin,or lightin ashen shadowsat my feet. Interlitq, June 13, 2020     Mary … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 13, 2020

the rain almost a friend this funeral by Alan Summers (UK) Azami, #28, Japan, 1995

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Free Verse by Robert Witmer

What is Death is Always the death of another The terrible taking away Of a loved one Or a total stranger A something or someone else However close you may come You are always Unceasingly, insistently alive Thriving or wasting … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: April 28, 2020

morphine drip for stage four pale moon by Cezar-Florin Ciobîcă  (Romania) Mainichi, April 18, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 25, 2020

senryu no more dandruff on his blue suit open casket by Lori Becherer  (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol.  48.2, 2017 Kooser, #751, American Life in Poetry, August 2019

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 9, 2020

deep autumn walking barefoot on my mother’s grave Pamela A. Babusci  (USA) White Lotus, #9, 2009

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