Celestial Haiku ~ One

Revisiting this post from two years ago and loving this year’s brilliant full wolf moon from my window.

The Eclectic Poet

I’m kinda diggin’ that my birthday falls on the Full Wolf Moon this year ~ today.

Winter’s Full Wolf Moon
Singing for my beloved
At moonlit midnight

~ kei
13 January 2014

Kateri's Wolf Moon Spirit Kateri’s Wolf Moon Spirit

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One Of The Best Days

23 September is my Firstborn’s Birthday

She is a chapter in my heart’s book that will never be finished

All That Remains

I still struggle with unresolved feelings
Anger, Disbelief, Loss, Grief
Gradually, these are being replaced
Time, the gentle healer works magick
My twin-spirited Poet, you lost the battle
Your inner darkness was too strong
Misunderstood, others helped it flourish
Good and evil, charming and cruel
So desperate for love, so destructive with it
I find that I mourn for both of you

The man you wanted the world to see
The man who desperately clung to me

My lover who was a stranger
Who gambled and lost with danger

Unpacking the detritus of my old life
I come across these trinkets and mementos
They don’t hurt me anymore
In fact, I’m glad to have them
They remind me of the other man
The better man
The one you said you wanted to be
Your half of you and me
Gone with the doppelgänger
That the world knew
Inextricably, one and the same
I mourn both the men
Who had one name…

~ kei
11 May 2015

Happy 55th Birthday Peter. Some things cannot be erased but resolution and forgiveness can come from the most unlikely sources and when we need it most…

All That Remains ©Karin Bole Tupper

All That Remains
©Karin Bole Tupper

Henceforth and Forthwith

I have traded today’s birthday for this one…

(Dances around the kitchen) It’s my birthday… I can trade if I want to… trade if I want to… Oh shit! I think I threw my back… No. No, wait… That was a knee… or maybe… What the heck is that silvery stuff in my hair?!!

Dagnabbit and tarnation!! (I think those are the correct words for this age group???)

Well I’m off to the store to buy flaming skull decals for my walker and orthotics for my Converse Chucks!!

Me Eighteen