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Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Update: my dad's health
Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
I love to update you. My dad is still on the ICU, next to a severe pneumonia he has a major heart attack. He is on the respirator and they keep him in an artificial coma. Last evening we had a talk with the doctor and he has told us that my dad has a very low chance to recover from this pneumonia and heart attack. He told us to prepare for dad's death.
This night is critical. As my dad this night survives maybe he will recover, but the doctor was very clear about his chances ... so my family and I are preparing on the worst scenario.
Thank you all for your love, thoughts and prayers.
Chèvrefeuille, your host
PS. I think you all will understand that during these circumstances I don't have time to publish our posts. My apologies ...
the strong old oak
hears the sound of the ax
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prayers for your family. your haiku is so poignant - it brought tears to my eyes,ReplyDelete
My thoughts are with you and your family, Kristjaan...ReplyDelete
My thoughts are with you and your family, Kristjaan. Sending love and strength.ReplyDelete
This is a very trying time, and it is good you have your family around you. My thoughts are with you, and your haiku was just so, so powerful, and the right way for therapy.ReplyDelete
Am praying for you and your family, Kristjaan!ReplyDelete
Take all the time you need, Chèvre. Thinking of you, your father, and family in this fragile moment...ReplyDelete
Although it's been a long time since I've visited Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, I read the news of your dad with great sadness, Kristjaan. During this difficult and uncertain time, may you and your family find the spiritual comfort and strength you need.ReplyDelete
Even as the axe
bites into the old oak tree,
a nightingale sings.
Sending prayers ---ReplyDelete
Sending prayers for your father, Chev. It is well.ReplyDelete
I had hoped that sharing the haiku I composed for my grandfather's funeral would be premature here. My disappointment is trivial compared to your loss. I am so sorry.ReplyDelete
He died in the spring.
New buds on trees near his grave
consoled the mourners.
I clasp my palms together to the supreme universe for mesafety and wellness of the sick and his near and dear ones !ReplyDelete
may your father regain his heaith !
I pray from my heart and there is no doubt im my mind that this prayer shall reach your father's soul for I am an entity made of the same elements like yours and your father !
budham saranam gachchami
I pray for the dear departed ! In this tough time , my heart is with you and your family !ReplyDelete