Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “waiting” (posted by Imelda)
“For this prompt, put yourself in waiting mode. Think of what you are waiting for. What’s happening? How are you as you wait?”
She spent may years waiting for the good times. Lived through
the death of both children. My cousin and her husband
made a difficult choice–give up or have a life.
They chose life, tucking away destruction to their
Ten years ago, her husband passed away from Parkinson’s.
Devastation lined her face. After waiting again,
her heart broken into shards of glass, she went on. Bowling,
water aerobics, Mah Jong, etc. She gave to many charities,
and aided neighbors whenever she could. Now my cousin is gone.
Now I am waiting.
choice to give
passion for learning new things
who will continue?