slate sky . . .
deleting the dead
from my Christmas list


10 Responses

  1. Joan Prefontaine Says:

    Wonderful image. Not happy, but wonderful nonetheless.

  2. Tom Maier Says:

    I felt something leaden in my chest…

  3. @michaelpaone Says:


  4. Alan Summers Says:

    Wonderfully real haiku.

  5. barbara a taylor Says:

    empathy resonates.

    this is excellent, Hannah

    peace and love

  6. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Wonderful, and one that we can all associate with, Hannah.

  7. Ellen Grace Olinger Says:

    The "slate sky" is beautiful, and I too know this feeling.

    writing poems for Mom & Dad to keep their names alive

  8. Peter Newton Says:

    first snow
    filling the emptiness
    of a curled leaf

  9. Marie Shimane Says:

    This is just lovely. During late autumn, snails seems to 'hide' in leaves that are curling which prompted:

    snail in a leaf
    double wrapped
    against October's chill

  10. Lolly Says:

    absolutely beautiful and painful.

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