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  1. Date: 3/20/2013 9:50:00 PM
    "trees are standing" initially this line is happy, but with the context you make me feel sad and nostalgic. Christmas holds a lot of memories for me... and each year it ends I have that distinct longing in me to become a child once again. VERY nice haiku... I love it!

  1. Date: 1/24/2013 9:17:00 AM
    Very nice with a Wintery sad feel..bravo.. I do enjoy your haiku Dave.

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 12:28:00 PM
    Very descriptive of that after Christmas feeling..Sara

  1. Date: 1/16/2013 5:49:00 AM
    this is so clever David, truly a wonderful Haiku... happy to have read this...

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 4:18:00 PM
    Yes, and we will be decorating another batch coming up soon again...as time flies anymore! This is a special Haiku, one that I am enamored by my friend! I really enjoyed reading this tremendous and outstanding poem this evening! What a tender and touching piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 4:01:00 PM
    Good one David, I have an artificial one myself. It's still pretty once I get it all decorated but without the hassle of watering and picking up the dead needles. Great Haiku!

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 2:40:00 PM
    I haven't put one up in years, though I did help my Sister dress her's this year. I find it sad to see the trees after Christmas, put of the curb to be picked up. Some communities collect and shred them for mulch... I wrote a book again lol Good haiku !! I saw it, thus my book comment lol

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:35:00 PM
    For me now..it can't get over fast enough & it could take New years with it too...[the tree leans/ against the porch rail--tinsel in the wind] Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 1:24:00 PM
    nice one! i like...

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 12:08:00 PM
    all unadorned, after the lights and excitement of the season. Lovely haiku. Thank you for visiting my blog.

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 10:08:00 AM
    This is great and beautiful haiku my dear friend, David! I extremely love it! Yes, Christmas is real a joyful season of the year. I hope it's Christmas again my dear friend. Thank you so much for sharing and your time stopping by on my poem leaving me a wonderful comment. Have a nice day! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 10:07:00 AM
    Very nice haiku here David!Enjoyed.

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 8:59:00 AM
    We do look with different eyes at our surroundings - given the season. Thank you for your kind comment on my poem, The Chair, David. If I were a boy, I would have explored woodwork as a hobby - now I just love renovating old furniture. I had a desk which had dovetail joints - it lasted forever and I donated it to a school eventually. Wishing you a peaceful Sunday. :-)

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    Good haiku :-)
  1. Date: 1/13/2013 7:40:00 AM
    A simple observation turned into an art form. The beauty of haiku! Thank you for sharing this lovely piece :)