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Haiku of the Day
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      0 comments

Haiku #227 (of 365): The snake in the grass slithers toward her, smiling. Why’d she marry him? ... Read more
Does Anybody Else Work Anymore?
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      5 comments

It’s 1:45 on a Monday afternoon as I write this. School is still in session (for a few more days, at least), and it’s not a holiday of any kind. Yet, for some reason, there are at least 10 people out in my next-door neighbors’ backyard, ... Read more
Today's Haiku
Monday, August 13, 2018      3 comments

Haiku #225 (of 365): She always knew it. There would be a day, sometime when she’d be alone. ... Read more
Haiku of the Day
Sunday, August 12, 2018      3 comments

Haiku #224 (of 365): The old doctor smiles, watching the younger doctor figure out the cure. ... Read more
Today's Haiku
Saturday, August 11, 2018      0 comments

Haiku #223 (of 365): The poinsettias linger in the bay window, though it’s not Christmas. ... Read more
Haiku of the Day
Friday, August 10, 2018      5 comments

Haiku #222 (of 365): Sometimes, he told me, you have to choose: Good or bad? Kindness or evil? ... Read more
Today's Haiku
Thursday, August 09, 2018      4 comments

Haiku #221 (of 365): He creeps inside and watches the sleeping baby, wishing it were his. ... Read more
Haiku of the Day
Wednesday, August 08, 2018      4 comments

Haiku #220 (of 365): She lies down in bed and her heart begins to pound. Sleep will never come. ... Read more
In Praise of Memorization
Tuesday, August 07, 2018      0 comments

I love to memorize things. Ever since second grade, when my dad helped me learn all 50 state capitals, I’ve felt strangely powerful when I manage to master a new body of knowledge. Sure, maybe I’ll never use it, but there’s something ... Read more
Today's Haiku
Tuesday, August 07, 2018      0 comments

Haiku #219 (of 365): The winds are whipping outside among the oak trees and inside her mind. ... Read more
Haiku of the Day
Monday, August 06, 2018      3 comments

Haiku #218 (of 365): She puts on her pearls and then her simple black dress. It’s funeral time. ... Read more
Today's Haiku
Sunday, August 05, 2018      2 comments

Haiku #217 (of 365): Some days, she told him, it’s just too hard to be me. So I’m you instead. ... Read more
Haiku of the Day
Saturday, August 04, 2018      2 comments

Haiku #216 (of 365): The lover creeps in— deep in the night, he enters to find her alone. ... Read more
Today's Haiku
Friday, August 03, 2018      4 comments

Haiku #215 (of 365): It’s 90 degrees and I long for a blizzard, yet I don’t miss snow. ... Read more
Haiku of the Day
Thursday, August 02, 2018      4 comments

Haiku #214 (of 365): Only old people are out and about; the young are indoors on screens. ... Read more

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