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Below is the poem entitled TEN BELOW VARIATIONS which was written by poet daver austin. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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it’s ten below
          no place to go
warm roots asleep

sunny sky high
       ten degrees below
birds like shadows in the snow

   weave a tangled web
ten below       with snow

so cozy inside
my fat persian licks itself

drifting snow
ten below zero
mind sliding down a rooftop

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  1. Date: 1/16/2014 9:39:00 PM
    just came to say hello and thanks for reading!!

  1. Date: 1/13/2014 8:53:00 PM
    Okay, it must be very cold where you are from.... I'm feeling the chills.... Enjoyed the haiku... Linda

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 3:48:00 PM
    Well I certainly would 'mind' sliding down a rooftop in all that snow Daver Brrrr))) L O L....' certainly one to sharpen the senses, well done..'

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 1:00:00 PM
    Oh well, you are a champion at bringing the reader into your moment, Daver. Kiwi is downstairs, I've only the computer and a window with a view of the stark sky with tons of snow sleeping the day away. I suppose I should have my "mind sliding down a rooftop"...a very clever image to indulge in. Keep well, stay safe, love, Mikki

  1. Date: 1/10/2014 7:22:00 AM
    nicely penned..speaks in volumes

  1. Date: 1/9/2014 7:06:00 PM
    hey, Daver you already know how much I like these, particularly that last one, a stunner!!