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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

in the darkest hour

Carpe Diem Special #182 Ese's third "in the darkest hour "

in the darkest hour
wishing upon the morning star
just like years ago

© Ese of Ese’s Voice

Ese's haiku was inspired by this haiku by Kala Ramesh.

morning prayers
the rising sun between
my hands

© Kala Ramesh

a veil of prayer
rises before morning light
tearful .. praise

©  petra domina 

Grey haired lady has spent the last several years caring for her first born son.  First it was simply sharing a home with him pulling part of the load.  Eventually lifestyle choices caught up with him and sickness ensued.  Hospitalized on and off for weeks at a time he is rushed to ICU.  Told twice he probably would not make it.  Today she was told he has been approved for transplants.  Tomorrow he will be med-evacted over 200 miles to the transplant center. He will be in ICU to wait for a donor.  She will follow in a few days, sitting in vigil for someone else's loss.

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 


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