Daily haiku: Great-aunt – Remarkable face/ Many fans but one late love/ Had no enemies
A positive story involving a difficult situation aboard an airplane in Europe.
Daily haiku: Confidence – To know who you are/ No need to prove you’ve got it/ Devoid of envy
From Alan Burgess: “I’ve been an artist of one sort or another for much of my life. My work, whether it be visual or literary, has usually had some sort of agenda or thrust. I had little use for or experience with the idea of creating anything for the sheer joy of creating. It’s like life had beaten out of me any access to that place. These kids have helped me get back to that place.”
Daily haiku: Anxiety – Can’t control my thoughts/ Compulsive fears assault me/ Often all ends well
I remember exactly the moment when I wrote this poem (which I published on my old blog some years ago), though not exactly the date. I was standing in my kitchen drinking a glass of water. Suddenly, I felt a big pang. I looked at the blender nearby. I thought of my heart spinning in…