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Montserrat Caballé – Opera Singer

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Diva takes a dive.
Ciao Montserrat Caballé!
The fat lady sang.

Montserrat Caballé
Born: 12 April 1933 Barcelona, Spain
Died: 6 October 2018 Barcelona, Spain

Written by Richard

October 20th, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries

Geoffrey Hayes – Rainbow Children’s TV Presenter

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Zippy, George, Bungle’s
last wave to Geoffrey. Somewhere
over the Rainbow.

Geoffrey Hayes
Born: 13 March 1942, Stockport, Cheshire
Died: 1 October 2018

Written by Richard

October 1st, 2018 at 2:14 pm

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries

Chas Hodges, one half of music group ‘Chas n Dave’

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Cockney Chas, brown bread
Dave, me ol’ china, Jack Jones.
Aunt Joanna fades.

Chas Hodges
Born: 28 December 1943, Edmonton, Middlesex
Died: 22 September 2018, London

Written by Richard

September 22nd, 2018 at 5:05 pm

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries

Denis Norden, TV Presenter, Writer and longtime host of It’ll Be Alright on the Night

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Out-take King taken.
RIP Denis Norden.
It’ll Be Alright.

Denis Norden, TV Presenter, Writer and longtime host of It’ll Be Alright on the Night
Born: 6 February 1922, Hackney, London
Died: 19 September 2018, Hampstead, London

Featured by the Suffolk Gazette – https://www.suffolkgazette.com/obituaries/denis-norden-obituary-haiku/

Written by Richard

September 19th, 2018 at 7:08 am

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries

Kevin Beattie – Football Star

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Final whistle blows
Kevin Beattie leaves the field
Ipswich Town applauds.

Kevin Beattie, Footballer, Ipswich Town and England
Born: 18 December 1953, Carlisle
Died: 16 September 2018, Ipswich

Featured by the Suffolk Gazette on 17th September 2018 – https://www.suffolkgazette.com/obituaries/an-ipswich-town-giant-kevin-beattie-obituary-haiku/

Written by Richard

September 17th, 2018 at 1:40 pm

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries

Burt Reynolds

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Burt Reynolds, Film Star
is Smoked by the Bandits.
His Cannonball stops.

Written by Richard

September 7th, 2018 at 9:08 am

Posted in Haiku

Jaqueline Pearce / Servalan / Blake’s Seven

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Countdown has begun
Evil Servalan takes off,
Half a dozen left.

Written by Richard

September 4th, 2018 at 10:14 am

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries

Barry Chuckle

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Ciao Barry Chuckle
to me, TO ME. Unanswered.
Paul has the last laugh.

Written by Richard

September 4th, 2018 at 10:11 am

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries

Nelson Mandela

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Mandela is Free!
RIP Nelson Mandela
Mandela is Free.

Written by Richard

May 15th, 2018 at 5:49 pm

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries

Stephen Hawking

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Farewell Steve Hawking
Your Brief History of Time
Was time well spent. Bye.

Written by Richard

May 15th, 2018 at 5:42 pm

Posted in Haiku,Obituaries