Mo-Minski

Pandemic Haikus

Originally published on www.daniellescastillejo.com – psychotherapist and writer working in Kitsap County, Washington.

(by a collection of various artists who know who they are)

My dogs are so cute
Kisses and cuddles all day
Don’t go back to work
(by tattoo artist)

 

THE ANSWER:
This shit is crazy
Cheerios are a food group
Catching up on sleep.
(by tattoo artist)

 
 

SHE SAID:
All together us
Teenager, with no freedom
Secrets do come out
(by educator)

 
 

TEENAGER:
My bike is broken
I can only ride scooter
it isn’t much fun.
Blah, blah, Trum grumbles
Wants to give everyone Checks
thousand dollars, yah!
(my kid)

 
 

PARENT:
Should I catch the sun?
Or work on master’s inside?
You’ll find me outside.
(by an educator)

 
 TWEENAGER:
I wear the same clothes,
every super stinking day,
that’s how i’m ugly.
(by a kid)
 
 

QUARANTINED FRIEND:
social distancing
my friend needs toilet paper
i’m her supplier
food frenzy out there
time for growing vegetables

 

farmer Mel is here

 

(by a dear friend)

 

PARENT MORNING VIEW:
cloudy mist in trees
sunrise beautiful mountain
moon setting in sky
(by an artist)

 
 PARENT DESPERATION:
rolls of two-ply gone
necessities are bare
must eat chocolate
(by an artist)
 
 

PARENT TO THE WORLD:
fear of the unknown
people are frantic and scared
you will find hope here
(by an artist) 

 

PARENT AT HOME:
tears below surface
fears of what is yet to come
happy, kids home safe.

 

THERAPIST TO THE SONGBIRD:
I hear you chirp
what are you saying?
blue body
my eyes, drawn to you
your music beckons my heart to you.

 

NO WORRY, NO FRETTING.
singing, singing
I sing with you Bluebird
still, listen, breath
Inter-connected
(by a psychotherapist)

 

THERAPIST ON FEAR:
TINY, RESPIRATORY DROPLETS
LINGER, AIR
FILL THE AIR
MUSIC, COLOR, LIFE
BLUEBIRD, & ME
I’M HOME WITH YOU.
(by a psychotherapist)

 

You can check out more of Danielle S. Castillejo’s work on her website www.danielescastillejo.com

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