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Bacchus The God Who Loved His Grapes

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Below is the poem entitled Bacchus The God Who Loved His Grapes which was written by poet Debbie Guzzi. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Bacchus The God Who Loved His Grapes

purple Concord grapes
ripen on a gnarly vine –
droppings dot the walk

purple concord grapes
ripen on a gnarly vine –
a jays summer feast

purple Concord grapes
ripen on a gnarly vine –
the arbor crumbles 


* the cut, the kireji, is the mental leap that occurs
between the two parts in a haiku, it enriches the scene
by adding an extra bit of sensory input

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  1. Date: 5/20/2013 11:28:00 PM
    Hello Debbie and congratulations on the H M... enjoyed reading and belive your entry well done Joe..)

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 6:59:00 PM
    I really loved the scenes in yours Debbie ...I could see them....congratulations

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 4:40:00 PM
    Debbie, there is no way I would ever even enter these Haiku contests without your prior and continuing guidance, you truly are an unselfish mentor and your Haikus are my guide!

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 2:43:00 PM
    Congratulations on your well deserve win. I can relate to the black birds and grapes. I used to grow grapes. Birds, bees got them before I did. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 1:22:00 PM
    congrats on your win

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 6:14:00 AM
    Wish you congratulation for win. It;s very nice poem enjoyed a lot. Thanks......,loved always, bl

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 2:30:00 AM
    This is really awesome! Big heartfelt congratulations on your win my dear friend Deb! love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 10:40:00 PM
    Excellently charming. Great haiku. Congrats to you on you win. AO

  1. Date: 5/18/2013 8:29:00 PM
    DG, congratulations with your way 2 xool winning poem in Alfred's "Bacchus The God Who Loved His Grapes" contest. always~ Linda

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 10:35:00 PM
    New info about the from - very nice! I like the title and the theme of this poem. I had a nice glass tonight and thank Bacchus for your work. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 1:43:00 PM
    The first one is my favorite, especially the third line, but the whole set is very gratifying to read. Have a wonderful evening. -Jeremy

  1. Date: 5/11/2013 1:45:00 PM
    oh.......and ps.........many thanks for honoring my poem in your last contest. In honor of earth day.....we all need to do our part....even if just acknowledging in a poem. :) Thank you!

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 3:52:00 PM
    Hi Debbie! You are the haiku queen. I read through the posts and am still hoping to get it right one day, and if not...well, then at least I tried! ;) Lovely work here...my favorite? I'd have to say the middle one! Those jays have to eat! ;) Hugs

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 2:05:00 PM
    A very nice haiku. Hope to see it on the list.

  1. Date: 5/8/2013 7:40:00 PM
    Very kool haiku, mon cher!...Flawless picture painted here...I smell a winner! - Cordialment, Votre Ami, Timothee (Pronounced Teem-o-tay) That's French by the way...Impressed?

    Ryerson Avatar Tim Ryerson
    Date: 5/8/2013 7:44:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Okay!...Sincerely, your friend, Tim (Sounds a bit too formal, huh?)
  1. Date: 5/6/2013 8:30:00 AM
    Debbie excellent Haiku. I love the second one the best. Nature's feast. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 7:51:00 AM
    That's something about a good haiku.. when you read it, it tickles your senses, a door is opened...Debbie they are very good, the first one I like most-- now I gotta desire to write some. love, gautami

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 7:41:00 AM
    Thanks for the explanation, dear Debbie! It enhances your presentation. Hugs, Jack xoxox

  1. Date: 5/4/2013 8:23:00 AM
    Good one.Gotta check the contest.

  1. Date: 5/4/2013 5:57:00 AM
    One of the BIG differences between the fragmented line & the other 2 lines is that it is ONLY...CONSEPTUALLY, related to the other lines NOT gramatically related...IT should stay IN the same snap-shot moment though, even when writing a DESK HAIKU it should seem real NOT opinion & not fantasy and not intellectual FACTUAL

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