the haiku diaries


December 18, 2016 by Rachel Dickinson
December 18, 2015, 9:29 am
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It’s the birthday of

my mother Jane Dickinson.

I miss her daily.

 

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December 18, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
December 18, 2014, 8:25 am
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My mother’s birthday.
She would have loved this weather—
dark, gloomy, snowy.



February 1, 2014 by Rachel Dickinson
February 1, 2014, 10:20 am
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Three years ago our
mother died on an evening
of sparkly spring snow.



November 29, 2013 by Rachel Dickinson
November 29, 2013, 9:40 am
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Glad the day’s over.
Gratitude is tough when a
foot’s stuck in the past.



February 16, 2013 by Rachel Dickinson
February 16, 2013, 11:22 am
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Walked downstairs to a
memory — aftermath of
mom’s dinner parties.



February 10, 2013 by Rachel Dickinson
February 10, 2013, 10:29 am
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Anniversary
of two funerals — my son
Jack’s and my mother’s.



December 18, 2012 by Rachel Dickinson
December 18, 2012, 10:07 am
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My mother’s birthday —
memories of her writing
at her Selectric.