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muddy yard
wagon tracks
log    long handled axe

yesterday’s news
wrapped around the pump

four grown men
on the prowl
early coffee brewing

child crying
old dog lies    opens one eye
screeching bedlam

feathers    here    there

Happy Thanksgiving all.

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  1. Date: 12/21/2011 6:31:00 PM

  1. Date: 12/2/2011 11:03:00 PM
    And a belated Happy Thanksgiving to you, Daver :) Enjoyed reading this fun series of haiku :D hugs to you!

  1. Date: 11/30/2011 11:03:00 AM
    Hilarious, Daver! I'm just glad it was not my head on the chopping block. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/27/2011 7:43:00 AM
    Great write dear poet, I felt like part of the festivities Dave ! Have a wonderful season mine fellow....much love, james

  1. Date: 11/27/2011 12:56:00 AM
    Mesmerizing! That's the word I've been looking for. I loved your simple yet floating spirit.. simply mesmerizing...

  1. Date: 11/25/2011 3:15:00 AM
    Wonderful haiku series, the one eyed dog and men sitting around sipping on coffee. Fun nostalgic images. Happy Belated Turkey Day. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 11/24/2011 2:11:00 PM
    Great selection of haiku, Daver. Yes, my name is Jack, not John. And a very happy Thanksgiving to you too : )

  1. Date: 11/24/2011 1:22:00 PM
    Creative piece with an interesting view. Happy Thanksgiving to you too Daver! Karen

  1. Date: 11/23/2011 6:06:00 PM
    The axe doesn't waste time and the feathers give a clue. Hopefully it was worth it - after all, what would thanksgiving be without one. Great turkey talk Daver.

  1. Date: 11/23/2011 5:28:00 PM
    Well, I hope that the turkey isn't tough..Thanks for stopping by, reading, and commenting on my featured poem..Yes, that rooster was a fighter and defender of his harem but he was really good boiled in the pot and served with rooster broth dumplings..Sara

  1. Date: 11/23/2011 4:46:00 PM
    Interesting pictures of different Thanksgiving images. I like how you always think outside the box. Have a great Turkey day!! Glad you liked my Pete's sweet death. I used to eat that way too (in the days I could get away with it)