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Winter's Vestment

Flakes cascade downward
  God's angels pillow fighting....
     Earth dons chilled feathers

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  1. Date: 1/5/2011 7:28:00 AM

    Hi John. Heartiest congratulations on your success with this fine piece. Eamon

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 5:19:00 AM

    Congratulations John on your win in the "Strict Haiku 2" contest by Charles Henderson. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 8:05:00 PM

    lovely, congrats on your win in the contest

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 6:07:00 PM

    Congratulations, john!! Loved it the first time!

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 4:36:00 PM

    John This is a beautiful haiku, congratulations on your win, stunning.

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 4:35:00 PM

    Congratulations on the fifth place win in the contest of Charles, john

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 3:51:00 PM

    Congrats John on your wonderful and well deserved win in the Haiku contest with such lovely words so expressive my friend.. enjoy another top ten success with luv..

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 2:38:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 10:18:00 AM

    Really awesome imagery John. Congratulations on your worthy poem's win. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 8:37:00 AM

    Very nice indeed, John. Congratulations on your win. May the pillow fights continue! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 7:56:00 AM

    Who could not smile at this joyful and beautiful haiku !??? I would expect nothing less from you !! Congratulations John !! :)

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 6:55:00 AM

    Oh I like this. A vision of angels above playing with pillows. Very good. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 6:26:00 AM

    Congratulations John on your well deserved win!

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 6:16:00 AM

    John, congrats on your win in my contest. This poem certainly deserved it. Charles

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 9:16:00 PM

    What an original, artistic expression of winter. Just beautiful, dear John. I love it! iolanda

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 9:10:00 PM

    JOhn, I love reading all the haiku here tonight and here is one of the best for awesome images: God's angels pillow fighting! so cool. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 9:03:00 PM

    John, Many congratulations, in my contest, truly I loved it, and thanks for the awesome entry*luv~SKAT

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 8:56:00 PM

    Congrats John on your big win in the Snow contest with this super write my friend.. enjoy tonight with luv..and happy holidays to u..

  1. Date: 7/24/2010 8:02:00 AM

    beautiful haiku, congrats on it being featured this week

  1. Date: 7/24/2010 7:16:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poem getting homepage feature...Great write that I could just see and feel the scene even though I live in the south where we get very little snow....Good job..Sara

  1. Date: 7/19/2010 11:04:00 AM

    Congrats John on having your poem being featured this week, enjoy the honor and keep writing. Love, always Adeleke

  1. Date: 7/19/2010 5:12:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week John. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/18/2010 1:45:00 PM

    Congrats John on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a brilliant piece to share with us all.. with luv..

  1. Date: 7/18/2010 6:54:00 AM

    Many congrats on your third feature this week - a wonderful haiku - you are a true master of the art of poetry. Rgds Jan

  1. Date: 5/30/2010 10:17:00 AM

    Congrats John on this being posted but when did ya write it lol for soup seems to post things years later like they did mine lol loved the imagery but so glad summer is here hope all is well in the music bsn with ya

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 7:12:00 PM

    John - as always you my friend are in a class all your own - superb poetry

  1. Date: 5/28/2010 8:34:00 AM

    Even your haikus are out of the ordinary! :) I surprised? ..........NO !!

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 5:31:00 AM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week John. It was truly a beautiful poem. May you have many more features and may you find loads of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 4:29:00 PM

    Love this write, John ... just wonderful imagery with pillows flying ... smile ... Nice to see your writing featured again here at the Soup!! Congratulations!!

  1. Date: 5/24/2010 1:55:00 PM

    Beautifully crafted and so vividly entrancing, congratulations on having this gem featured. Love Heidie