Seconds, minutes, hours ~ Senryu

Seconds, minutes, hours ~ Senryu

A Poem by SleeplessVolcano

Stuck in ICU
seconds tick by like gun shots -
hope the sun rises.


© 2021 SleeplessVolcano


Author's Note

SleeplessVolcano
Photo = my own. (this morning's sunrise, actually)

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nice pic Sleepless! breathtaking how the waves are flowing with silver ... such a somber lament from an ICU bed ... retired from a Nursing career in Pediatric ICU and know of what you speak .. it is a hard battle anyway but you add 24/7 lights, bells, buzzes and whistles ... every two and even one hour treatments ... "gunshot seconds" pounds me heart man! powerful words ... such a relevant senryu in this terrible covid struggle ... well done ... its a weight I can feel
E.

Posted 1 Month Ago


SleeplessVolcano

1 Month Ago

Thanks buddy. Was meant to encourage my wife who is visiting her mom in ICU. Too far for me to be .. read more
Einstein Noodle

1 Month Ago

yes they can .. without a doubt ... sending up my prayers for you guys as I write ... time and space.. read more
Striking sunrise. As for your senryu anyone who has been in these circumstances would understand perfectly how stressful a situation like this can be. I have been there. Nicely done.

Chris

Posted 1 Month Ago


SleeplessVolcano

1 Month Ago

Thanks Chris. When life and death hangs in the balance, it often feels as if time stands still.
Chris

1 Month Ago

Yes it does. Been there with my daughter and my mum. Fortunately for me they both pulled through. No.. read more

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