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Reblogged: In times of trouble, by Annette Makino

My “virtual guest-blogger” today is the outstanding artist / poet Annette Makino, who expresses a positive way forward in these trouble-laden times with a heartfelt haibun.  _/|\_

The news has been so tough these past few weeks. Wildfires, hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes. Reckless taunts between nuclear-armed leaders. And Monday in Las Vegas, one of the worst mass shootings in US history.

aftermath
a pair of cowboy boots
lying on their side

In such dark times, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. And just as easy to go numb. Facing an unending stream of suffering and horror, how do we maintain our humanity without losing our minds?

There are…

Source: http://makinostudios.com/in-times-of-trouble/

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2 thoughts on “Reblogged: In times of trouble, by Annette Makino

  1. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #8: Bill Water offers up a heartfelt #haibun by poet/artist Annette Makino!

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  2. Bill and Frank, thanks so much for reblogging my post! It was a hard one to write, so I’m especially glad it has resonated for you.

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