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Author Name: FreeTashtego57 15 Comments
Date Added: December 08, 2009 11:12:43 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Holiday Haikus
1. Transformation
 
Gray skies and sharp winds

Replaced by warm hearts and smiles.

Festive cheer renewed.

 

 
2.  Home
 
Home for holidays.

No sweeter phrase can be heard.

Home for holidays.

 
 
3. The Prodigal
 

Empty chairs around table.

Filled by prodigalís return.

True spirit once more.

Author's Notes:
my first attempts at Haiku.....
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeJo on February 2, 2010 04:00:21 PM Report
Hi Andrew.  I really liked that first one especially.  I'm a big fan of Haikus so this really hit the spot.  After reading the third one again, it may actually be my favorit.  Its very clever.  Great job on all three.
Comment By: FreeLita Verella on December 22, 2009 01:31:03 PM Report
Sweet poems that bring in the Christmas spirit for sure. I find it funny that you state in your biography that you're not much of a writer, because i find you to be a sensational writer.
Comment By: ModeratorJillian K. Alexis on December 18, 2009 11:56:40 AM Report
Gee Andrew, is there anything you can't write? These are wonderful Haikus. I especially liked the last one. Keep up the great work...Hugz...Jillian
Comment By: FreeCeeCee on December 18, 2009 07:58:26 AM Report
Like the contrast of the "gray skies" and "sharp winds" to the warmth of family and friends.  Nicely done!

 

CeeCee

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on December 17, 2009 02:05:49 PM Report
 Well at least you tried and it was really a treasure to read...
AS ...for me I Best stick to my style..
 But I admire all who like to step out and give it a try.... I always enjoy what ever you write... I learn more about you all the time....
 And most of all thank you for your very kind comments
they make my day...
Comment By: FreeMujtaba H Zaidi on December 15, 2009 01:01:25 PM Report
So sweet, so nice, wonderful, simple and colurful like your beautiful imagination dear sir!
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on December 12, 2009 07:53:55 PM Report
I thought the repetition of the line "Home for holidays" really validated the second line. Lovely holiday Haikus...great thoughts. MMMmmm...good!! Gud on yah bud! =))

 

~Barbara~ *hanging misteltoe* 

Comment By: Freee. Gene Myers on December 8, 2009 08:38:45 PM Report
Most comments on one work I've seen in quit a while.      Nice work too. I'm beginning to like hiakus and you are one of the reasons.    Gene
Comment By: FreeMoonStar on December 8, 2009 04:59:59 PM Report
Wow great first attempt I'd say.. Well done SAM! Bravo to you.. Me, not a chance.. Never touch the stuff. Promised the police I'd stay clear of  all that..

 

Grinners to ya,

 

Moonie xx

Comment By: FreeMary F. Charest on December 8, 2009 02:04:59 PM Report
Very good first attempt.  I love them and the last one is my favorite, the prodigal.  Keep writing!!!

Mary

Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on December 8, 2009 12:47:53 PM Report
you knew i would love the prodigal the best....right
transformation is warm and fuzzy, but i feel the prodigal the most

i never write haiku...i hate counting syllables ick!! lol 
great work again "andy" 

~cindy = )

Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on December 8, 2009 12:39:46 PM Report
Very nicely written for the Christmas Season, Andrew....May your holidays be fun of Joy~!!.....I liked the Transformation the best~!!
Margaret.....the ol' baglady...

Comment By: FreeTanya Harrison on December 8, 2009 12:28:36 PM Report
Andrew, you knocked it out of the park with this series of haikus.  They really go well together.  I have to say my favorites of the two are the transformation one and the prodigal one.  But they all three go so well together to sum up the feeling of the holidays.  Great job!
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on December 8, 2009 11:38:25 AM Report
Andrew:  YOU got it down the first time.  These are very good.  Keep up the good creative writes.

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on December 8, 2009 11:37:34 AM Report
A nice Haiku chain.
I wish I could write Haiku/Senryu
You did a fine job here - I liked "Transformation" best.

*smile*  Merry Merry - HO HO HO  ~Pamela




 


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