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barren limbs - haiku

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barren limbs - haiku

barren limbs
all the leaves have flown away
left with empty nest


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  1. Date: 1/19/2011 8:09:00 AM
    Makes me think of looking up into our old tree in the back yard. I never thought of the nests being empty, but it is sooooooo cold. Maybe. Love, Dave

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 9:33:00 PM
    the silence of emptiness so well ptayed here, elaine! best of luck in the contest!! :) nette

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 9:32:00 PM
    Very nice Haiku...good luck in the contest...Jimmy

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 8:06:00 PM

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 7:47:00 PM
    Elaine this is gorgeous traditional haiku. soupmail

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 7:45:00 PM
    Very descriptive, Elaine. This reminds me of one Carolyn wrote. I think Charles is also also asking for just 15 syllables in total, but I may have misread the rules because I'm seeing a lot of entries that have more or fewer than 15. Good luck in the contest. Best to you, Diane

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 7:36:00 PM
    what a view Elaine, sometimes when all is gone,,, we are left with the emptines of life.. and a nest is the only thing their to prove we are left alone at times... enjoyed your entry,..p.d.