Tag: love

Four connected haikus about existence and sake

Haikus at their best, change somewhere before the last syllable. The classic 5-7-5 syllabic system of the bento box of poetry gives us a moment to pause and breathe in and out with each word like bites of something delicious. Like good poetry, savor it all. Put the fork and knife down politely on your

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Ambiguous Loss – Sexuality after Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Heads up: sexual discussion may be uncomfortable for a few readers. But there’s nothing erotically or sexually described herein. Ambiguous Loss I think the concept of ambiguous loss relates to the cancer experience so eloquently. As I drive home from an oncologist appointment about three hours away, I’m listening to the podcast, Onbeing, hosted by

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Buying Time

Impossible: To find the cashFor buying time.Oranges, sweet crudeCoffee, corn,Commodities tradersDelisted love and friendship Health and fathers.The buying chits line The exchange floorLike clothing once In the bedroom.Proof money can’t Buy love.In department storesPerfumed and made upClerks compartmentalizeStuffed emotions and Big wide-eyed bearsInto shopping bags. Leaving through A glass revolving door Tumbling onto the gray

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