Daily Haiku: Attachment

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Our attachment hurts
Family brings joy and pain
Yet still we must care

copyright Francis Barker 2020

Tanka: Anonymous DNA

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I walk this fair earth
a step along winding paths
my lone DNA
passing anonymously
to a distant family

copyright Francis Barker 2019

Haiku: My DNA

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Celt Angle and Dane
Norman and Angevin too
Family branches

copyright Francis Barker 2019