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Honking Recedes

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Honking Recedes

honking recedes-- last shadows of geese bend on the frost
*Inspired by Andrea Dietrich's "Fall Animal Haiku Contest"

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  1. Date: 11/1/2010 1:29:00 PM

    P.S.--I read your recent blog about taking a break. Why are you taking a break after I finally register here man!?

  1. Date: 11/1/2010 1:28:00 PM

    Ah, so nice to see you posting haiku not written in english 5/7/5! I was getting worried looking at your older posts that you were only posting 5/7/5....that would be such a shame, not showing how clean and precise you can be. You did a terrific job with this haiku!>>Phong

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 11:18:00 AM

    Brilliant haiku, Chris. Congrats on your big win:) Emilia

  1. Date: 10/9/2010 10:50:00 PM

    beautiful haiku Chris , congrats on your win in the contest

  1. Date: 10/9/2010 7:21:00 AM

    Congratulations Chris on your win in Andrea's Animal Haiku contest with this little gem >> James

  1. Date: 10/9/2010 12:08:00 AM

    Hia Chris just got back from work, this was on my mind all day, its going to my favourites, it is really somewhat very special probably, one of the best i've ever read. Harry

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 2:42:00 PM

    congrats on this supberb number one Chris. Harry

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 1:17:00 PM

    Congrats Chris on your super number one first place win with this awesome piece luv.. and me sandwiched between u and Ruben for first .. what more could a "Sweetheart" want??? enjoy my friend with luv..

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 1:06:00 PM

    Very nice, Chris! Congratulations on your first-place win. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 12:07:00 PM

    I was checking my FAV were not there!! Can you believe it? : ) I'm fixing it right now! Enjoy it! : )

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 11:57:00 AM

    I told've mastered this form! Congratulations on your fantastic 1ST Place in Andrea's Contest, Chris!! This haiku is awesome! Enjoy the deserve it! Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 11:13:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win...Sara

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 11:05:00 AM

    this sure has wonderful imagery Chris! Super congrats on your win ^_^ I think you ended this haiku perfectly --really liked that! Way to go for you on your awesome win! have you checked out Backyardigans yet??? lol

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 11:04:00 AM

    Chris no questions why this jewel of yours did so brilliantly. I just love your last line! Congratulations you ;) ps: will soupmail you in a bit about "Futile death"

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 9:22:00 AM

    Congratulations Chris on your win in Andrea Dietrich's contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 8:23:00 AM

    oh this is a that last line!!! Excellent! Congratulations....loved this one!!

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 7:41:00 AM

    Congratulations Chris on your first place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 5:37:00 AM

    Congratulations on this first place win in the contest, Chris

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 5:26:00 AM

    congrats on the win!!

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 4:33:00 AM

    THis was spectacular, Chris. What can I say? It's like you studied ALL the rules and just DID it. (I wish everyone had done the research, but then can you imagine how difficult my judging task would have been??) Congrats on your well deserved number one. LUv, Andrea ps my eyes will barely stay open. Why does it take me so dang long to judge these things??

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 4:20:00 AM

    Congratulatons, Chris, you sure captured the departing geese in this gem of a haiku ~~

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 3:15:00 AM

    Lovely imagery. Many congratulations.

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 5:03:00 PM

    Nice image. I am jealous of this write. Good solid work. And THANK YOU! Regards from Gerard.

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 8:32:00 AM

    truly lovely... i love the seasons and the changes they bring.

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 7:02:00 AM

    I still like this one... the geese come over my house nosily every once in a while. Thanks for your support of my works!

  1. Date: 10/2/2010 3:52:00 PM

    Reads like a winners' circle Haiku to me..Good luck..I enjoy those geese every year...I usually see them around Nov. around here..Looking forward to maybe catching a quick view of them..Thanks for the kind comments on my work and looking for errors...I had to withdraw it from the contest for she said that it was not what she wanted...I enjoyed working on it so I gained an experience from it..Sara

  1. Date: 10/1/2010 4:31:00 AM

    Hi Chris thanks for checking out my blog NO the entry doesn't have to be Bloody, or about actual history and you don't have to be a girl! I just wanted to let all the poets who like DARK verse know this was a perfect opportunity for it. I have 1 entry so far ..just right to I'll let you see it! Light & Love and do me proud!

  1. Date: 9/30/2010 1:01:00 PM

    I know when the last honking is gone the snow is not very far behind. I am amazed at how late they stay before they leave. I am sure they feel the frost in the cold mornings. Thank you for your help and comments on my poem Chris. Good luck on the contest. God Bless Phyl

  1. Date: 9/30/2010 10:06:00 AM

    What an outstanding way to enjoy a day. I am so happy to be able to read the excellent poetry here at PoetrySoup today. Hope you are enjoying your day and finding much inspiration along the way Chris. The best to you in the contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/30/2010 12:10:00 AM

    Oh what a superb beauty in this lovely write my friend. Great Haiku and beautiful sketch of their slowly vanishing images. The wild geese are the loveliest bird I used to watch them coming and disappearing. Now they appear to have thinned or vanished, leaving me watching the sky only. My good wishes for your contest entry. And many thank for your precious and lovely comments on Patradoot 41. Love & best wishes...Ravindra ...Chris D Aechtner