watercolor painting showing lily pads on the surface of still water

hospice pond
a ripple settles
into stillness

9 Responses

  1. janet butler Says:

    Beautifully done. Perfect little poem.

  2. Alexa Selph Says:

    A lovely poem. I love the way the sibilants create a sense of silence….

  3. Canka Shishkova Says:

    I like the tranquility that is suggested. Peace at the end of the road …

  4. MaryEllen Gambutti Says:

    Beautiful, Barbara. My mom is starting hospice this weekend

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  6. Mary Jo Balistreri Says:

    So peaceful

  7. Joanne Morcom Says:

    hospice lounge …
    the newspaper
    three days old

  8. Cheong Lee San Says:

    beautiful haiga.
    a sense of the inevitable.

  9. jean leblanc Says:


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