Tag Archives: Death

cobwebs . . .

cobwebs never easy letting go A Hundred Gourds 3:4, September 2014 Advertisements

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After the Funeral . . .

After the Funeral On the night flight back to Manhattan, I replay our last phone conversation. Hear the slurred speech from his deathbed as he asks if I’ll be coming home soon. The pain in his voice when I try, … Continue reading

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death watch . . .

death watch the sleeping dog at her bedside Acorn, issue 30, Spring 2013

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candlelight vigil . . .

In light of this week’s violence–and all the senseless violence we’ve endured during the past few months/years/decades–these recently published haiku seem even more pertinent today than when I wrote them. candlelight vigil the distant song of a lark lifting darkness … Continue reading

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mummy painting . . .

mummy painting the young girl’s eyes wide open A Hundred Gourds, vol. 1, no. 4, Sept. 2012 It’s already the middle of October, and that has me thinking about the dead . . . And, more specifically, Day of the … Continue reading

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before her death . . .

  before her death she tries to sing the hymn we know by heart . . . the words she asks to hear the words I sang for her red lights, vol. 8, no. 1, January 2012

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soapsuds . . .

soapsuds– mother tells me how she’d like to die The Heron’s Nest, vol. XIII, no. 4, December 2011

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