Friday, February 22, 2008

Haiku Friday

Haiku Friday

Snow floats cold and white
School's out this wintery day
Freedom shrieks outside.

Uncovered in play
A class of snowy angels
learns in my backyard.

Red noses and hands
cavort until they tingle
in the chilly white.

The house settles in
noise softened by snow's blanket
a cold sleepy day.

Tuck under a throw
coffee and breakfast in hand
quiet contentment.


Maria said...

As much as I hate snow - I must say that it sounds beautiful.

Anne said...

Ditto Maria. Great Haiku.

storyteller said...

Lovely 'Ku about your unexpected snow day and the lovely way you're managing it. Thanks for your visit and the b-day wishes too!
Hugs and blessings,

transplanting me said...

a snow day, how beautiful!

Joyce said...

Lady, you know how to enjoy a snow day! Coziness emanates from your haiku series!

Thank you for stopping by and commenting on my blog. :)

Kathryn said...

You manage to make it sound so cozy and beautiful. Which is amazing since I am SO SICK of the snow.
Well done!

MamaGeek said...

Quiet contentment? That's an oxy-moron at our house. BEAUTIFUL ku!

Crunchy Domestic Goddess said...

ooh, that was beautiful. :)

Mama DB said...

I left the Northeast because of the snow but I do miss that quiet hush everything gets while it is snowing.

And a snow day with the kids. Sounds wonderful.

Happy Friday!

Marylin said...

what a wonderful Haiku, sounds like fun, and written in such a peaceful way :)

janet said...

awesome ku. almost makes me yearn for snow. please note i said almost.

Jenni said...

That was lovely. I'm ready for spring, but a haiku like that helps me appreciate the beauty of winter.

Anonymous said...

I'm with Maria. I don't do well in cold, but it sounds so peaceful.

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