Category Archives: death

DEVIL’S HELLISH PLAN

“Ah-ha,” thought the devil, “I now have a plan! It will guarantee me the life of every  man. This Jesus.  Ha!  He plans to be  King. Well I know what to do that changes everything.” So he set about his … Continue reading

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GOOD-BYE, PAPA

SWEET HAND SAYS GOOD-BYE WHEN PAPA LEAVES ON HIS TRIP GOING TO HEAVEN. ******************* Picture of my niece and her papa, my brother-in-law, as she is giving him love knowing he would soon be on his way. ******************* Discover prompt:  … Continue reading

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PRE-PLANNING

Don’t be alarmed.  This is a dream. I stood up from the bed.  Got swoozy.  Staggered a bit, then fell.  Sammy is on the bed reaching over and looking for me in boxes at the bedside.  I must have been … Continue reading

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LAST DANCE

“Let’s do it!”  Sandy and Hank agreed. “An ice-skating honeymoon.” So the wedding  was on Valentine’s Day – fifty years ago. They first met at a skating rink when Hank helped Sandy after a fall.  She had twisted her ankle.  … Continue reading

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BUTTERFLY KINGDOM

A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry:  “Hey, Fuzzy, I haven’t  seen Leggus lately, have you?” Fuzzy:  “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up.  At least he sure looked dead.” Harry:  “That’s bad.  … Continue reading

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THE END IS NOT FINAL

Spirit soars freely; Life escapes this skin cocoon; Flesh turns to ashes. ************ O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, which giveth … Continue reading

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WISDOM OF A CHILD

Isn’t this a pretty picture of a water cistern?  Cool, clear, soothing  – inviting one into a dreamland of small fishes and granted wishes, dancing fairies and luscious berries.        Come, troubled soul, what ease awaits.     … Continue reading

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IN SICKNESS

I’ve learned the story of why this bike is parked here at Mazie’s house every day for ten hours.  Sad, really.  Jake is the rider.  Jake and Mazie were married for 24 years.  They divorced 37 years ago and neither … Continue reading

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SUICIDE HOTLINE

  You sometimes can’t cope? You fear having no support? Call for help – NAMI **************** Recognizing that September is National Suicide Prevention Month, Ronovan has asked that our haiku relate to that subject.  Thank you, Ronovan.    The National Suicide … Continue reading

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VERNA

Not only outside was she beautiful, My sister was beautiful inside. She was a Proverbs 31 woman. She fought a brave battle For fourteen years. August 24, 2019, she was released from her body of pain, Into eternal life. She … Continue reading

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