A haibun

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Penetrating wound

Bowed low, neverending pain

Grief behind the smile

Grief, sorrow, and loss are all paths we walk alone; each is as different as the pebbles on a beach. We stumble, fall, bowed under our pain. We smile and laugh behind our mask of “I’m okay” when…



Patricia Haddock

Writer, editor, coach helping people move from where they are to where they want to be. Find me at Mind Cafe, Illumination, Coffee Times. & pat@phaddock.com.