Tag Archives: illness

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: April 16, 2020

senryu from the hospital i walk out of his pain by Scott Glander (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 42:3, Fall 2019

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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: 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: 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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Daily Haiku: Nov. 18, 2018

winter solstice no spark of recognition in mother’s brown eyes by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Caretaker 1 & 2, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 2, 2018

chemo the passport photo no longer me     by Barbara Tate  (USA)   Honorable Mention         H. Gene Murtha Senryu Competition, 2018

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Haiku & Senryu: Find Healing & Wisdom

No matter what stage in our lives we find ourselves in, haiku and senryu help us keep everything in perspective. Divorce, illness, addictions, job problems, death of a loved one? These are just a few of the common things that … Continue reading

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Haiku Helps Survivors

Are you a survivor? A survivor of illness? Caregiving? Shakeups in your career?  Crime? Abuse? Divorce? A family death? A natural disaster? Addiction? We are all survivors of some sort in life. We have survived “the slings and arrows” of … Continue reading

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