Category Archives: death

Daily Haiku: June 29, 2021

year’s end– the old dog’s ashes still in a box       by Marjorie Buettner (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 38.2, Summer 2007  

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Daily Haiku Special: 3 Haiku by Maya Daneva (The Netherlands)

mom’s gone I tell the news to the scarecrow   Acorn, Spring Issue, 2021   hospice visit I am back to the future   Haiku Canada Review, November 2020     full moon making peace with myself   Presence, Issue … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 20, 2021

after the funeral soft rain down the chimney   by Dave Russo (USA) Acorn, 22, 2009

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Daily Haiku: May 14, 2021

a hermit died in those woods: noonday pond       by Mike Dillon (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 45:2, Summer 2014

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Daily Haiku: May 6, 2021

where three drowned the lake water sparkles in the morning       by Michael McClintock (USA) Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years, 2013

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Daily Haiku: March 29, 2021

flag-draped coffin: one who set out in a crowd returns home alone       by Mike Dillon (USA) Modern Haiku, 35.3, 2004  

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Daily Haiku: March 25, 2021

vanishing pointwhere the road disappearsthe hospice   by Maxianne Berger (Canada) Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2020

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Daily Haiku: March 14, 2021

senryu graveside her persian lamb coat resurrected       by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Modern Haiku, 42:1, 2011  

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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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