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sunrise serenades

it is what it is
sunrise either warm or cold
a light in the sky

the sun is being
and the keeper of the time
for billions of eyes

as the sunrises it sets
half a world away
my east and your west

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  1. Date: 8/22/2012 12:10:00 PM
    clever haiku, John

  1. Date: 1/21/2012 10:31:00 PM
    very nerves..... thank you for sharing..forever & ever~pd

  1. Date: 11/23/2011 5:11:00 PM
    congrats on these. I love that middle one and also the romantic message of the third one.

  1. Date: 11/23/2011 1:26:00 PM
    John, I thought that I had read this one but apparently I had not..Enjoyed reading it..Yes, exactly where is East and West...Thanks for stopping by..Soup Mail soon..Sara

  1. Date: 11/19/2011 5:05:00 PM
    congrats, that final verse is the clincher...I had a win in p.d's sunset one, you painted the sunrise and I painted the sunset, it is what it is...

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 6:34:00 PM
    "My east and your west..." what a great line, John. It solidifies the somber mood of the poem. I like the way you described the sun as being "the keeper of time" and it adds a sense of urgency for the couple to meet in the last verse. Great work! Love, carolyn

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 4:35:00 PM
    Here we are, all, under the same rising sun...Congratulations on your win!!! Love, iolanda

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 10:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s "Sunrise Haiki" contest John iii. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 8:50:00 AM
    Congratulations on your first place in P.D.'s contest. Well Done

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 8:46:00 AM
    Congrats John on a first place win with these lovely Haiku scenes my friend.. awesome piece..

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 4:52:00 AM
    Hey John...the sun as the keeper of time is an original theme for this contest. I am glad to read this great entry. Congrats on this deserving win. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 2:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on the win with this fine entry to P.D.'s Contest, John

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 2:24:00 AM
    John, , congratualtions on your sunrise haiku entry, for my contest. I had a lovely time reading every entry. Take care,..p.d.

  1. Date: 11/18/2011 12:29:00 AM
    'my east and your west'... soo true. loved it John!

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 8:57:00 AM
    Enjoyed your Haiku John. We are doing a different form of Haiku which is a shorter version of the traditional 5-7-5. I must say I struggle with Haiku but am on face book with the Haiku group. We have Deb G and Charles who help us out immensely on this new form. love phyl

  1. Date: 11/14/2011 6:12:00 AM
    I especially like the last haiku of this group. Hugs, catie :)

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 7:53:00 PM
    Absolutely beautiful! I love the keen twist in the ending phrase, superbly done! You are a great inspiration. Million thx for sharing And May God Bless!

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 1:04:00 PM
    Dear John, hope you are well... I feel the light in your haiku... Thank you very much... For never forgetting a broken sparrow like me.. Thank you for your poem..p.d

  1. Date: 11/13/2011 8:04:00 AM
    Wonderful piece my friend...... you made the sun a little warmer...Michael