12252018 haiku

For Pat’s hosting Tuesday Platform on Real Toads. MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL

pale blue winter sky –
solstice sun blazes its last –
lonely crow caws

10 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Shawna
    Dec 25, 2018 @ 22:23:35

    Such simple, clear beauty as in the opening line is why haiku was invented in the first place — an instant cup of soothing washes down my throat when I read it. It’s really all we need, when you think about it — simplicity and a light touch of color.

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    • kanzensakura
      Dec 25, 2018 @ 22:59:16

      Thank you Shawna. I agree. It seems open link time has become post a long add poem time. But this haiku was how my Christmas morning was when I took my walk this morning

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  2. Jim
    Dec 26, 2018 @ 00:01:42

    You had a wonderful walk, Toni. The beginning of wintertime is one of Mother Nature’s top showings.
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  3. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Dec 26, 2018 @ 04:37:36

    The sound of the crow is so fitting for a day close to solstice.

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  4. kim881
    Dec 26, 2018 @ 04:58:48

    I love the sound of the lonely crow, Toni, and I’m glad you have a pale blue winter sky and some solstice sun – we are just grey here.

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  5. oldegg
    Dec 26, 2018 @ 05:25:43

    With the temperature in South Australia approaching 40 degrees C (104 deg F) it is hard to write much about the winter here at the moment!

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  6. annell4
    Dec 26, 2018 @ 10:51:00

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you, Toni!! Your work has enriched my life this year.

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  7. Pat: willow88switches
    Dec 26, 2018 @ 11:04:40

    Lovely Toni – and perfect – the breath inhaled, held for a pause, and exhaled.

    A quiet reflection befitting the day and holiday season.

    All the best for the holidays to you and I hope you are recovering well from your nasty fall. May you be safe and well and I hope the new year brings nothing but the best of your heart’s wishes.

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  8. sanaarizvi
    Dec 26, 2018 @ 12:24:47

    The image of the crow is so befitting near the winter solstice 😊

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  9. Charmed Chaos
    Dec 26, 2018 @ 14:07:11

    A gorgeous haiku Toni.

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