Category Archives: Haiku/Tanka

Final Breath

She lies, forlornly, The pills, out of reach, mocking, Death waits at the door.    ©Mark Davoren 2017

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Austerity

Checkout approaches Unload, items beeping through Yes, that’s everything Pay up, filling trolley, tense No one sees the booze below   © Mark Davoren 2017

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Despair

Like written kisses The touch from you allowed But never given     © Mark Davoren 2017          

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Nightmare

Whistling winds outside, Shadows dancing on the wall, Do not be afraid. After the darkest of nights, There will always come the morn   © Mark Davoren 2017

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Love

I will kiss your lips, Run my fingers through your hair. Softly stroke your neck, Caress your every curve. Give you my heart completely. ©Mark Davoren

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The Forgotten

No cross marks my grave, You would not know I was here, A name on a list. The thunder of guns faded, Now poppies grow where I rest. © Mark Davoren

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Pluviophile* (or A Friend Remembered)

When the rain comes down, My thoughts always turn to you, The smile on your face. You’d say, ‘It’s good for the land, There’s God in every thing.’ © Mark Davoren * (n) a lover of rain; someone who finds … Continue reading

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