7 Haiku about Being Un-Dead

Even my worst days

Weren’t as dark as Today. I

Asked God, “Is this Hell?”


I went on a walk.

Hoping the sun would bring me

Life. Hoping to feel.


It was the first time

That I felt something had changed.

I was terrified.


I felt the world; cold.

But I couldn’t warm myself.

So I just waited.


I waited for God

To give the next direction

About how to live,


He said that living

Was no longer my concern.

He took care of it.


Now I no longer

Live. I just harbor life ‘til

I’m ready to go.

Carla Beachem