Does Issa speak of longing? His tears? Or continuing, despite the tears? I first read these lines a handful of years ago. When I was too attached. Unwilling to go on without— My beautiful boy. I was unable to save him. The smartest doctors in the world were unable to save him. And then, I couldn’t bring him back. […]
Poem #27: “Dove” After the mourning Dove leaves me with a question Who-are-you – you – you?
Poem #26: “Water” It was all a dream Like writing on water Ripples then glass
Haiku Poem #16: “Plane” Words through a window Letter in a paper plane Voice without a face
Haiku Poem #12: “Grass”
Haiku Poem #10: “Past” Dirt roads of the past Walking with Grandma, talking Holding my kitten
Haiku Poem #8: “Awareness” I am not my thoughts Pearls, ravenous birds, fat clouds No, I am the sky
Today… Haiku Poem #5: “Hope” Sliver of lather Small bar of hope on a rope Wash away that day Tears and water pool Bleary then clear, bleary then… Dissolving, draining