Category Archives: illness

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: March 25, 2021

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

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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: Oct. 31, 2020

senryu       it’s ALS– such a short sentence     by Lew Watts (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 44.3, Fall 2013  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 21, 2020

alzheimer’s . . . the dark side of the moon       by Rosa Maria Di Salvatore (Italy)

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Each Moment   In memory of Professor Robert Duncan   by Michael Escoubas     I sit with him while his wife visits the doctor. He looks at me blankly and says, Who are you?     I sit with … Continue reading

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A Terrific Book–Particularly for Those Struggling with Illness

Dear Readers and Followers, I highly recommend this book that I just finished reading, particularly if you are struggling with illness and are Christian. It is a Christian Faith-based book. You’ve Got To Believe You’re Going To Be OK – … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 26, 2020

black tumbleweeds on winter solstice the cancer lingers by Scott Wiggerman  (USA) Frameless Sky, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 7, 2019

senryu my tumor the size of no fruit the doctor can think of by Marsh Muirhead, Author last night of the carnival

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 6, 2019

parkinson’s the lengthening pause between poems   by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) seashores, Vol. 2, April 2019  

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