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A page from a yearly calendar

Every Year

By Hannah Meade My fiancĂ©, Brian, died exactly five years ago today. Five whole years have already passed and still, I feel the heart-wrenching sadness I felt on the day he died. I find myself snuggling back up in my grey sheets, wanting a few more minutes of peace before…

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Posts Tagged National Haiku Day

Holiday Haiku

We recently asked writers to submit their holiday-themed haiku to The Penmen Review in celebration of today, December 22, which is National Haiku Day. Here are some of the best submissions:   Auntie, In the Guest Room, With a Hamper Looking for places To hide that dreaded fruitcake: An annual…

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