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Taking a Bough

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Taking a Bough

Lone weeping willow
  Leaves the beholder minding
    Nature's tears of mirth






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  1. Date: 8/12/2010 9:54:00 AM
    Congratulations John on your win in Linda-Marie's contest" Flowers,Trees & Shrubs I Luv Haiku". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/9/2010 5:16:00 PM
    Congratulations John on your second, Place. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 8/8/2010 10:48:00 AM
    congrats on your win with this lovely entry

  1. Date: 8/7/2010 10:02:00 PM
    Congratulations, John. Nice how you connected the first line of thought to the last.

  1. Date: 8/7/2010 9:54:00 PM
    Congrats on the 2nd place win, John

  1. Date: 8/7/2010 8:31:00 AM
    congrats on your great haiku

  1. Date: 8/7/2010 6:37:00 AM
    Congrats John on your success in my Haiku contest with this rare beauty.. appreciate your constant support of my contest endeavors ..with luv..

  1. Date: 12/21/2009 1:24:00 AM
    Congrats on your success in Matt's contest John.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 7/16/2009 4:44:00 AM
    John, it has been awhile since I have read and commented. I love your Haiku. It is truly outstanding. Hope all is going well for you and you have published your book. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/6/2009 12:34:00 PM
    Hi my friend John I've been gone awhile I was sick but I'm back to say Congratulations on your 4th place win and I'm not surprised well done! Love Laura :)

  1. Date: 6/28/2009 9:41:00 AM
    I love the title of your poem! Very creative! Genius! Love the poem!

  1. Date: 6/24/2009 11:50:00 PM
    Congrats on your success in Raul's contest John.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 6/24/2009 8:52:00 PM
    OH Weeping Willows! Lone and crying, Excellent Haiku, John. Congratulations on your 4th place on Raul's Contest! Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/24/2009 8:46:00 PM
    John this haiku is endless in thought, love it! congrats on win! jim

  1. Date: 6/24/2009 4:48:00 PM
    Love the poem, love the title !!! Congratulations, John in your win in Raul's contest! ~

  1. Date: 6/24/2009 4:06:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in Raul's contest! I love the weeping willow, one of my favorite trees! ~Trudy~

  1. Date: 6/24/2009 3:16:00 PM
    Congratulations John ...lovely work. Love, Barbara

  1. Date: 6/24/2009 2:07:00 PM
    John, congrats on your success in my contest...Raul

  1. Date: 6/2/2009 11:56:00 AM
    this may seem really weird... but i have not had internet access since december of 07 and i just read your comments to one of my poems titled as i walk... thank you sooo much and your poems are amazing!!!! god bless you and your family... with thoughfullness and prayers, your fellow poet, ambrielle aka amber

  1. Date: 5/31/2009 12:07:00 PM
    I love the pun in the title, and I am full of admiration for the idea of turning the notion of weeping into merriment. Such economy of words to create a whole story. Well done John, and good luck in the competition.

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