The Quickie – A Haiku

The quote for this week is a haiku by Michael Dudley chosen by 19 Syllables. “quickie the pasta boils over” Here is my quickie haiku “Someone’s coming, quick!” Fumbles, tugs of zips, the stain On his jeans. The smile.    A post for Quote Quest. Click on the badge for more quickie fun. Continue reading The Quickie – A Haiku


Your hands, Doctor, healing hands that reassure even with a cold touch, hands that move my lips apart with latex softness, a guerrilla in the jungle parting leaves to spot the enemy. Your hands, Doctor, heavy hands that I remember as your face remains veiled in smoke, the hands that gave  me polio vaccine like a secular Eucharist,  a pink blob on a sugar lump … Continue reading DOCTOR