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anniversary haikus

Posted by the prisoner's wife On 5:07 PM


i.
we love hard enough
but sometimes it hurts like this
when you are away

ii.
two years hitched at hip
trying to make sense of this
thing called loyalty

iii.
a peculiar thing
to go at it alone but
still we rise above

~~~~
saturday made two years and we had the opportunity to share our day live and in color (!). despite the cold (freezing, freezing cold) our hearts, and spirits, and resolve were warmed tremendously. black love is still alive and kickin, even when stretched between two coasts.

peace

10 Response to 'anniversary haikus'

  1. Lovebabz Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1202986680000#c3370769078011933587'> Thursday, February 14, 2008 2:58:00 AM

    Lovely.

    Happy Valentine's Day!

     

  2. Christina Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203002340000#c5996248239883836995'> Thursday, February 14, 2008 7:19:00 AM

    Black love sure is alive. Nothing but love to you both.

     

  3. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203010200000#c2809564683207016700'> Thursday, February 14, 2008 9:30:00 AM

    happy valentines day sister

     

  4. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203015960000#c7899882077364089099'> Thursday, February 14, 2008 11:06:00 AM

    Thanks for the advice you gave on Mr. Philp's blog re the MFA. Appreciate it.

    BTW, I'm loving your blog. Will be back for more.

     

  5. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203025980000#c8014646486363601977'> Thursday, February 14, 2008 1:53:00 PM

    Prisoner's Wife, there is so much longing in these poems that the lines ache.

    Peace,
    Geoffrey

     

  6. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203026460000#c4416300677655371873'> Thursday, February 14, 2008 2:01:00 PM

    lovebabz: thank you. happy v-day to you as well!

    Xtina: girl...it's a beautiful thing ain't it? Happy 20th to you & brotha-man.

    Torrance: thanks!

    Jamaican dawta: thank you for stopping by. you're welcome for the advice. please come back soon.

    Geoffrey: yes, yes...sometimes it be like that. glad you stopped by. bless up.

     

  7. Stephen Bess Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203032820000#c2173772647626308590'> Thursday, February 14, 2008 3:47:00 PM

    Yes, you are very talented with your words. I always love it when you do your thing on this blog. God Bless you and Happy Black Love Day to you.

     

  8. http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203072720000#c5524334027769000744'> Friday, February 15, 2008 2:52:00 AM

    bless: thank you for your words as well.

     

  9. LyteNLuvLee Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203387480000#c6432312885485814139'> Monday, February 18, 2008 6:18:00 PM

    Hey...love the haikus...I totally feel them.

    Congrats on 2 years...I know it can be rough.

    Black love is strange, ain't it? Different from all the rest, but the best, and the deepest love comes from our roots, our souls, our very being...

    Love your blog...

     

  10. CapCity Said,
    http://theprisonerswife.blogspot.com/2008/02/anniversary-haikus.html?showComment=1203483540000#c4757781464077741897'> Tuesday, February 19, 2008 8:59:00 PM

    Hey PW - I had to come thru & check on ya, Sis! Delightfully INTENSE morsels - those poems;-).