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Sudden Fog - Shadows in the Fog

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Sudden Fog - Shadows in the Fog

Plötzlicher Nebel / Sudden Fog / Repentina niebla  (Haiku)

Plötzlich dichter Nebel
Häuser verschwimmen in Schatten
Nur Lichter von ferne


A sudden dense fog
And houses blurred in shadows
Only lights in the distance 


Densa niebla repentina
Casas en sombras borrosas
Sólo luces en la distancia


Schatten im Nebel / Shadows in the Fog / Sombras en la niebla  (Haiku)

Schatten im Nebel
Vergehende Gestalten
Grau wie die Häuser


Shadows in the fog
Only some passing figures
Gray as the buildings 



Sombras en la niebla
Sólo figuras que pasan
Gris como los edificios 


Note: When I was walking in the streets to do some shopping yesterday evening there was a dense fog which inspired me to write these Haiku

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  1. Date: 6/13/2011 11:07:00 AM
    I'm reading some of your older poems, Gert. Amazing stuff. This one is so atmospheric. I'm so glad you went shopping in the fog to get the inspiration for this gem : )

  1. Date: 2/2/2011 2:49:00 PM
    Somber, yet still beautiful, Gert..You are soooo good at capturing images! Awesome! Love, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/30/2011 11:12:00 AM
    Two very beautiful haiku, Gert. Living on a peninsula, we have a lot of fog but it is usually at sunrise when the heat raises steam over the water. Excellent writing! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/30/2011 10:51:00 AM
    Really beautiful image Gert, awesome how fog brought this beauty to the fore ;-) lekker week wat voorle vir jou *hug*

  1. Date: 1/30/2011 10:25:00 AM
    fog has so many evocative qualities thanks for letting me walk with you! Light & Love [I think you'd like my 2 new narratives Raven's Plight & Black Out]

  1. Date: 1/30/2011 9:51:00 AM
    You are such an inspired poet, dear Gert :) how lovely that you wrote this from the fog-- I love seeing the fog-- gives things a mysterious feel t it-- enjoyed reading this and I hope that you are healthy as well (I am good, thank you for asking) and that is so nice of you to send me a card-- I will be waiting for it in the mail, Thank you! the post here can be pretty slow-- will email you once I receive it :) Thanks for your inspiring comments-- ingat lagi :D -- nikko :)

  1. Date: 1/29/2011 4:28:00 PM
    That fog can be inspirational for sure..Enjoyed your work this eve..Sara