Posts Tagged ‘illness’

Competitive Illness: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

November 1, 2012

Illness is not a/
competition about who/
has the worst disease.

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Things Change: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

April 30, 2012

In decades past, his /
illness would have killed him. She/
didn’t know nor care.

Chemo Girl Dances With Me: Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

January 6, 2011

New Year’s Eve I danced with a friend’s granddaughter — who was in the final, exhausting stages of hospital-phase chemotherapy. We rocked the house! I think it may have been the best New Year’s Eve dance I ever have had… and I wrote this about her a few days later.

The sick that gives her/
a shiny moon head cant kill/
the light in her eyes.

PS: She’s 5 years old.