For Dad…National Poetry Month
I’m not on the recommended pace to write a poem each day this month to participate in National Poetry Month, but this one happened in about 30 seconds. There will never be another muse like my Dad. He was a remarkable, wonderful, loving, accepting, listening […]
(Another) Haiku for Dad, On His Second Birthday in Heaven
My dad was born 80 years ago today in West Texas as the Great Depression was coming to an end in the shadow of another Great War in Europe, a time before regular Americans realized we’d be involved in that war. With that backdrop and […]
Haiku for My Dad — Glover Gardens
I’m reblogging this post from Father’s Day last year with a haiku for my Dad. He loved it, and died 3 days later. I miss him, on this first Father’s Day without him. But I am perfectly at peace knowing that he knew how much […]
Three Haiku from a Day at the Beach, Remembering Dad
Thanksgiving weekend, eight of us family members spanning three generations packed into my Honda Pilot and headed down to the Bolivar Peninsula where I grew up. We were on a mission to visit Dad’s favorite restaurant down there, and remember him. It was a perfect […]
(Another) Haiku for Dad, On His First Birthday in Heaven
Death is Life-Affirming: Hibiscus Haiku
A gift of a live and blooming hibiscus, with a heartfelt haiku to celebrate Dad’s life.
you, amazing you / footprints on our heart-sands (another poem for Dad from a grateful daughter)
memory-honey (another poem for Dad)
A little bee poem from a grieving and grateful daughter about making Dad-memories into honey.
ten times forever (haiku for Dad)
Telling the Story of a Picture
Dad tells the story of a crayon-drawn collector’s item he “earned” from an artist during a 1964 radio interview.