Freya Pickard is doing a series of haiku on the intense and difficult theme of cancer. Today I’m honoured to have a haiku chosen by her.


death by mutation
radioactive spiders
roam the hospital
Francis James Franklin 2016

Francis James Franklin has appeared before here at Pure Haiku. He is a fantasy author and poet with a perverse sense of humour, a fascination with human nature, and a passion for Greek mythology, vampires and Supergirl. Check out both his blogs at Alina Meridon and Francis James Franklin

I chose this haiku because it made me laugh! “radioactive spiders” describes how poisonous and ill I felt whilst enduring chemotherapy…

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A Sci-Fi & Fantasy author and lyrical poet with a mild obsession for vampires, succubi, goddesses and Supergirl.
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1 Response to 5-26

  1. purehaiku says:

    thanks for the re-blog!

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