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Sunday, June 21, 2015

summer solstice - long day

Carpe Diem #759, long day/summer solstice

nagaki hi mo saezuri taranu hibari kana

even a long day
is not enough for the singing
of a skylark

© Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)

storm clouds overhead
longest day comes to an end
pounding rain ...

©  Janice Adcock

Morning had brought a sudden, sharp pain.  The continuing discomfort resulted in CT scans, more needle punctures and agonizing groans.  Probably just lingering discomfort, just increase the pain meds.  The nausea and accompanying need to rid the stomach of its contents grows stronger.  Another sharp pain and everything stops.  Lifeless eyes staring  out at the end .... of the longest day ...

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 


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