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Haiku for Late Winter or Early Spring










gray days—
who can remember


morning moon:
trying to show
the cat


closed buds—
in every mouth
a song


the skip
in her hello—



(c) 2013 Elizabeth Steinglass

8 replies
  1. Robyn Hood Black
    Robyn Hood Black says:

    Lovely, Liz! I’m especially drawn to the third one, with the image of a closed bud resembling a mouth, and the world about to burst forth in bloom as well as song for spring. Delightful! Thanks for sharing.

  2. mattforrest
    mattforrest says:

    We picked up another 8 inches here – after they forecast only 1-3 – so it’s definitely feeling more like a late winter than an early spring! Nice poem, though…great imagery!

  3. ldk
    ldk says:

    I love these, Liz. My favorite is
    gray days—
    who can remember

    With the snow this past week, and 30 degree temps tonight, I can hardly wait for blue skies and lemonade! : )


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