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Frozen Heart

          I will move away
from his winter bleached white heart 
       Redemption draws nigh

     The place I met him
no longer its warmth entice
     Serve me a red heart

   Thoughts of him gone cold
as red scorn bled love vein dry
    Green pastures I see

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  1. Date: 10/30/2013 7:58:00 PM
    Joy this is piece said everything that needed to be in those few lines. Very nice!

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 6:16:00 AM
    Wow, if precious moments in time were only frozen so we could experience them longer. Good write - JH

  1. Date: 1/22/2013 3:17:00 AM
    Dear Joy,Happiness will be impossible to stay away From you! Beautiful! I enjoyed it.Thank you!

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 11:46:00 AM
    Joy; I love this poem. It has a lot of feeling. For years I felt like that - like I had a frozen heart. God took care of that. Something else happened and now I just feel lonely. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 1/7/2013 3:56:00 AM
    I love this one too, deep poem, great penned joy, I did enjoyed them so much :)

  1. Date: 11/22/2012 4:45:00 PM
    Hello Joy, stopping by to read this one again,, and wish you a happy thanksgiving,,, always~pd

  1. Date: 11/20/2012 7:01:00 AM
    Where have you gone 'little one' one whole month almost with no writes do not neglect your skill! Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 1:17:00 PM
    another soupmail :)

  1. Date: 11/6/2012 8:03:00 AM
    Joy, please, please get in contact with me, I am so worried about you. love and hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 1:13:00 PM
    lovely haiku, Joy

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 11:12:00 AM
    Great poem, I like it. Yes you need some green pastures and new horizions to explore. Smile we love you. Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 8:20:00 AM
    A splendid poem you've penned my dear friend, Joy! I love it! Thank you so much for stopping by and your wonderful comments on my work! hugs, LG

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 8:05:00 AM
    I always enjoy seeing a poem of yours, Joy. and I know this is one straight from your lovely heart. wishing those green pastures for you!

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 9:38:00 PM
    Nice poem. I can relate to it. I've had a frozen heart for some time. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 7:40:00 AM
    Wonderful piece my dear Joy... hugs Michael

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 12:04:00 PM
    Joy if 5 people write for your contest in 1 poem do all five have to mention giving presents to each other in each of the 5 verses of 8 lines or less? This will be very confusing to rank? DO all 5 enter the same poem to you? HELP

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 7:36:00 AM
    Joy it's a thrill for me for you to ask for help, I enjoy helping almost as much as writing. I have done a number of blogs on haiku and folks I believe are sick of hearing me talk about haiku BUT I will talk to you here. [soup mail is an extra step, time's limited] YES the FRAGMENTED LINE which can be line 1 or line 3 [for now let's stay with those 2] HAS TO relate to the other two lines but NOT BE cause & effect.

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 10/25/2012 7:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Think of taking a SNAP SHOT to write a simple beginners haiku you DESCRIBE what's IN the shot. [in traditional haiku you would not use 'I' the minute you do are bound to become subjective..your thoughts, opinions, fantasies, you do not make a judgement about what you see] [ a single rose lays/ on a snow covered grave/ footprints]
  1. Date: 10/24/2012 10:33:00 AM
    Although my main focus now is AllPoetry, and no longer the soup, I will always be close by for you. Promise. hugs, catie :)

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 9:15:00 AM
    Well..verse 1/you do have lines 1 & 2 gramatically joined that's a should not used [winter bleached white] it is you making a judgement about the state of the man's metaphoric heart..haiku tries to stay OBJECTIVE/factual ...also line 3 is sumjective Verse 1 shows use 2 parts which is a + too but line three would be called 'cause & effect' based on your personal conclusions ..verse 1 is not haiku BUT could be senryu for you can be subjective in a senryu! BBS Light & Love

    Wellington Avatar Joy Wellington
    Date: 10/25/2012 5:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Gotcha, duly noted...still learning and striving for perfection...under your tutelage, am going to ace it soon. Tnx Debbie!
    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 10/24/2012 10:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Joy haiku has a strong FOCUS on a literal image, sight sound taste smell..your 3 very good verses do not show us a scene. You are telling a story, not showing, no reason at all to call them haiku they could be, senryu or Free verse or Verse
  1. Date: 10/23/2012 7:49:00 PM
    Joy, .. thanks for your nice haiku... always~PD