Category Archives: illness

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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Daily Haiku: Aug. 22, 2019

first snow he lightly brushes her mastectomy scars by Pamela A. Babusci  (USA) Second Prize Betty Drevniok Award, 2019

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 14, 2019

autumn leaves the caregiver finds time to rest by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA)

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Daily Haiku: June 29, 2019

senryu stage 2 counting the spots on the ladybug by Beverly Acuff Momoi  (USA) Mariposa, #29, Fall 2018

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Daily Haiku: June 18, 2019

prognosis– the shells he collects between tides   by Sharon Pretti (USA) Wild Plum, Fall/Winter 2017

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Daily Haiku: May 22, 2019

all the seasons sitting by her deathbed by Elmedin Kadric  (Sweden) Frogpond, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2018

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