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night sweats

black shapes ghost the night
distant sirens curdle dreams
crickets soothe my fear



08/17/12

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  1. Date: 11/21/2012 8:06:00 PM

    JamesStopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 10:22:00 AM

    HI JIMBO .. MY SM IS NOT WORKING TO REPLY FOR SOME REASON BUT MY RIGHT HAND IS PARTIALLY PARALYZED AND BOTH HAVE NERVE DAMAGE AND RHUMATOID ARTHRITIS SO BARING MY CROSS WELL AS AM ABLE .. RON DOES ALL MY TYPING FOR NOW .. NO CURE BUT HAVE FAITH IN GOD'S WORD FOR TOTAL HEALING .. THANKXX FOR ASKING LUV .. HAVE A BLESSED DAY AND BE HAPPY.

  1. Date: 9/26/2012 3:01:00 PM

    Ahh!...I like this one..The constant cricket sound can lull one to sleep..Enjoyed reading this afternoon..Sara

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 4:17:00 PM

    Oh my...crickets do have a soothing effect until a male wants to breed. Then you just want to kill them. Hehe. I really like this:)) Experienced this before..probably not in the same way..but you painted a good picture

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 8:02:00 PM

    Musthave had a night mare James; crickets can sure sing sweet lullabies though!

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 6:40:00 PM

    James, it is always nice to read you... xox~PD

  1. Date: 9/7/2012 4:58:00 PM

    Familiar with all those, James! It's scary when all the lights are turned off eh! LOL Great Senryu!

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 10:56:00 AM

    Beautiful Senryu! Absolutely! Cynthia

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 6:39:00 PM

    Such a unique haiku...and a calming background noise! Crickets do the very same for me! :) gwendolen

  1. Date: 9/4/2012 2:46:00 PM

    i am told that I might be perimenopausal....I have the same symptoms....My hubby keeps saying I am screaming and hitting him at night and I don't remember it?!

  1. Date: 9/4/2012 10:37:00 AM

    It's wonderful imagination, wonderfully penned.Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 5:47:00 PM

    Ahhh! Excellent last line..Enjoyed reading this eve with the crickets jimminey sound in my ear..Thanks for stopping by...Sara

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 4:33:00 AM

    articulate in all ways, jimbo... vivid 'ku that ends calmly.. i like..:) huggs

  1. Date: 9/2/2012 3:16:00 AM

    This is excellent Jimbo, so creative.

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 7:41:00 AM

    oh good modern haiku Jimbo! Just give us the -- at the end of line 2, hope the boogey copters left! Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/31/2012 10:44:00 PM

    Amazing haiku! I can so relate! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 12:29:00 PM

    Hi James like this haiku very descriptive my friend, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 1:18:00 PM

    A very vivid haiku.

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 5:36:00 PM

    friendly with nature,Jimmy Cricket,hahaha,great write James

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 6:44:00 AM

    .... do not be afraid ghost. - Well done James. - Have a lovely Sunday and new week. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

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