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Vernal equinox

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Vernal equinox

Asterisms flicker
one sleek obsidian night;
solstice slips away

Snowdrop shoots nosing
petals into bitter winds;
first whispers of spring

Sparkling laughter runs
among the pebbles and reeds;
melt-water music

Bright blue, wet green days
wash away winters lather;
vernal equinox.

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  1. Date: 4/13/2013 2:30:00 AM
    wow! have not been on soup for a while and just saw this win - third place from PD - how cool is that! :-) Thanks big time PD! And thanks everyone else for your congrats.

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 8:59:00 AM
    Clever descriptive haiku Michael--Congrats

    Dom Avatar Michael Dom
    Date: 4/13/2013 2:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hey thanks Craig.
  1. Date: 3/24/2013 9:04:00 AM
    Congrats Michael....Donna

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 3:23:00 AM
    Love this Michael. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 8:52:00 PM
    Michael, congrats on your win with these very descriptive haiku! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 8:11:00 PM
    oh yes, I DO remember this one. BIG congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 5:13:00 PM
    Hello Michael, :-) Congratulations ~ Thanks for supporting my "descriptive poem" contest. Always yours truly* Linda ((p.s.... i did pass the word around... with most new poetry soup poets.. oh wait, the word I passed around for the new poems of new poets...)) thanks..

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 5:02:00 PM
    I have a descriptive contest going on right now, maybe you would like to check out my newest contest... please! please! I super love everything about the imagery in your haiku... PD

    Dom Avatar Michael Dom
    Date: 3/22/2013 7:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Your high praise is good enough for me PD. But why not put it up with other Soupers work? Ok. Done.
  1. Date: 3/21/2013 5:00:00 PM
    Michael, I like the reflection imagery in your first haiku, the dark lasting out the sun. This seems to be having a northerly motion, as Spring picks up the pace to reassure the ones in the Northern Hemisphere. I’m happy to say we Texans, have been enjoying the bright blues almost all year long… your haiku are awesome… Have yourself a nice one :-) always & forever* Linda

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 8:11:00 AM
    wow, you are a very descriptive haiku writer. I enjoyed these!!! Don't let my sweet kitties fool you. I don't really write about stuff that sweet!!!

    Dom Avatar Michael Dom
    Date: 3/1/2013 7:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sometimes reading a poem is like a first glass of wine after a long day; the bitter tang hits your pallet and the flavour only blossom when you swallow and breathe.
  1. Date: 3/1/2013 6:54:00 AM
    Good wet Haiku. Thanks for reading my stuff. daver

    Dom Avatar Michael Dom
    Date: 3/1/2013 7:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Cheers Daver.