Posts Tagged ‘treatment center’

Here’s Hoping: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 5, 2014

When you hold out hope/
to save your daughter’s life, you/
still druck die Daumen.

Or
When you hold onto/
hope to save your daughter’s life,
you druck die Daumen.

Hoping She Signs: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

October 21, 2012

Her luggage waiting for admission to an eating disorder treatment centerSometimes all you can/
do is wait, pray, hope, have faith,/
and do all you can.

Not Couldn’t But Wouldn’t: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

October 19, 2012

I wasn’t doing/
anything so I couldn’t/
get her. I wouldn’t.

Written after my daughter’s phone call from a eating disorder treatment center: “What are you doing that you can’t come and get me?!?”

Worst Father Ever: Revolutionary IMproVerse Haiku

October 18, 2012

She calls, asking me/
to take her from something which/
can save her life. No!
–written 2 hours after my daughter was admitted to a treatment center for eating disorders. She called, crying, begging me to pick her up.