Tag Archives: death

Daily Haiku: April 14, 2021

closing day one last goodbye at the dog’s grave   by Bryan Rickert (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 44.1, Winter 2021    

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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: Dec. 29, 2020

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

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Free Verse

My Mother’s Skin   I am glad I loved my mother’s skin, burrowed into it when I was small. Safety there, the smell and feel of her, all mine somehow, me from her returned. We slept together when my father … Continue reading

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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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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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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: Feb. 9, 2020

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

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 26, 2020

funeral her first journey alone   Marta Chocilowska  (Poland) First Place 16th European Quarterly Kukai, December 2016

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