Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Homecoming ~~ Sensational Haiku Wednesday


coming home--alone
left his wife of fifty years
buried by the sea



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12 Comments:

At Tuesday, August 03, 2010 11:41:00 PM, Anonymous Jenn @ Youknow...that Blog? said...

Wow Jim... heartbreaking! You were not kidding when you said it was sad! Well done though, all the same!

 
At Wednesday, August 04, 2010 12:22:00 AM, Blogger Weezer said...

Great job. There was so much that we could do with this one. Like you, mine's a bit sad.

 
At Wednesday, August 04, 2010 12:38:00 AM, Blogger Thom said...

Wow..this is a sad one but very well done my friend.

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Have a great Wednesday.

 
At Wednesday, August 04, 2010 6:40:00 AM, Blogger Michelle said...

oh wow. that one almost made me tear up!

 
At Wednesday, August 04, 2010 8:41:00 AM, Anonymous Knarf said...

...Lovely Job Jim ...sadly, a reflection of my status too ... not quite 50 years though ...but enough to be always continually thought of and missed ...I loved her passionately.

Hey! I Love the use of the photo as well ... really underscores the poem.

Knarf

 
At Wednesday, August 04, 2010 11:14:00 AM, Blogger Bloggin'withAmanda said...

You told a whole story in three lines and it was lovely! What a wonderful job and the photo is perfect as always Jim!

 
At Thursday, August 05, 2010 8:19:00 AM, Blogger Mama Zen said...

That is so said!

 
At Thursday, August 05, 2010 9:39:00 AM, Blogger Dianne said...

I got scared for a moment that something bad really did happen

the photo and words are sad and touching

I've been out of blogging for a bit so I missed KP's birthday
Hope sends giant balloon hugs

and thank you so much for the comment on Hope's birhday

 
At Saturday, August 07, 2010 12:15:00 PM, Blogger Dymphna said...

Wow. Beautiful in its truth. As I continue in "middle age" I realize anew that we will all go through this (or half of us will anyway) one day.

 
At Saturday, August 07, 2010 1:25:00 PM, Blogger Nessa said...

But you are happy now since she's risen from her watery grave.

 
At Saturday, August 07, 2010 10:59:00 PM, Blogger Bing (PinkLady) said...

i so agree with nessa.. "risen from her watery grave." it's not all sad after all.

hi jim, sorry for my late visit. i've been very, very busy lately. getting ready to go back to my old familiar room- at my old law office as a partner (my home). i wandered far (got employed) for 9 months but will be back "home" again in september- that's where my heart truly belongs.

and the "witch" we were talking about? she lives in the "room" i am leaving soon. she can have it all to herself. lol!

 
At Sunday, August 15, 2010 3:58:00 AM, Blogger Married To Singaporean said...

It is so soooooooooooooo sad, especially with the picture attached. It reminds me my own story 10 years back, in the airport, alone, waited for my luggage, and my dearest dad would never come back again.

 

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