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Thursday, December 06, 2007

first snow

first snow
the shovel is heavier
this year

9 Comments:

Blogger Masago said...

In more ways than one!

7:17 PM  
Blogger Collin said...

I love it!

Collin

9:12 PM  
Blogger Ričardas said...

Great ...and it takes longer to reach the ground so it became shorter as well :)

10:33 PM  
Blogger haiku-shelf said...

i like this haiku very much!

my father had similar experiences (with shovels, boxes, chairs...) and your poem brought back memories

best wishes,
Angelika

12:55 AM  
Blogger floots said...

incisive as ever bill
(with me it's the axe when i'm splitting wood) :)
thank you

1:34 AM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

first snow --
it's not so white,
either?

But, a nice haiku, yours!

11:07 AM  
Blogger polona said...

oh, i love it (less so the reasons for heaviness)

12:42 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks,everyone. Yeah, tikkis, they're not making snow the way they used to.

3:51 PM  
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6:32 AM  

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