the haiku diaries


August 6, 2016 by Rachel Dickinson
August 6, 2016, 9:08 pm
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Anniversaries
remind you that time passes
rather too quickly.

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August 6, 2016 by Rachel Dickinson
August 6, 2015, 8:27 am
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Hiroshima Day
and my anniversary.
Juxtaposition.



November 22, 2013 by Rachel Dickinson
November 22, 2013, 12:13 pm
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Fifty years ago —
whispers, then teachers crying —
death of Kennedy.



February 5, 2013 by Rachel Dickinson
February 5, 2013, 12:45 pm
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Falling down a well
of sorrow. I’ll haul myself
out with bad tv.



December 8, 2011 by Rachel Dickinson
December 8, 2011, 12:49 pm
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I miss John Lennon
I was in grad school when he
was shot on this day.



August 29, 2011 by Rachel Dickinson
August 29, 2011, 10:53 am
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Anniversary —
Katrina, six years later.
It’s climate change, folks.



August 8, 2011 by Rachel Dickinson
August 8, 2011, 3:21 pm
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Came home to dishes
in the sink; dog carrying
eggshells in his mouth.