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harsh adversity
brings forth determination
tulips in the snow

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 3/19/2018 12:58:00 PM
I like how you move from the human characteristics to flowers and suddenly give them the feelings. Great work.
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Date: 3/19/2018 2:06:00 PM
And I like your lovely feedback, Sian:) Thank you for reading and liking. Regards // paul
Date: 3/9/2018 6:55:00 PM
A superb haiku Paul depicting a beautifully bold and colorful resistance in the face of adversity. Your poem illustrates multi-faceted brilliance on many levels. Exquisite and elegantly expressed, and a FAV for this precious gemstone :)) I feel a kinship with this poem in my heart and soul (I think you know who the 'tulips in the snow' would be) :)) Love it! Warmest wishes dear friend.. ~Susan
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Date: 3/10/2018 8:32:00 AM
Thank you for the lovely insightful comments...and for the fav, Susan:) I have no doubt who the tulip/s would be, my friend! May strength of character and hope be ever available....Warm regards // paul
Date: 3/2/2018 7:05:00 PM
Hi Paul, another wonderful Haiku comes from your pen. One can feel the power of your words. The picture you have picked to go with this little gem is so beautiful also. Each does compliment the other. This excellent Haiku will be joining the others in my faves. Such wonderful words to encapsulate the thought. May your pen ever run gold. Have a wonderful weekend. Your friend always....Mike. XX
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Date: 3/3/2018 4:48:00 PM
Thank you once again for this string of lovely and encouraging visits, my friend. Your striking poetry shines next to my humble haiku! Best regards // paul
Date: 3/1/2018 6:49:00 PM
Extremely beautiful, Paul
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Date: 3/2/2018 2:56:00 PM
Thank you for a lovely reaction, Rhoda :) Regards // paul
Date: 2/27/2018 4:59:00 AM
Will need it to survive in such conditions.. Great haiku Paul..
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Date: 2/28/2018 2:43:00 PM
The strong in character will not give up; fortune favours the brave! Regards // paul
Date: 2/27/2018 3:54:00 AM
I can just picture it, the harshness' of winter and the fight for survival,great image Paul. Tom
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Date: 2/28/2018 2:42:00 PM
You got it perfectly right, Tom:) Thank you for reading and commenting. Regards // paul
Date: 2/26/2018 8:09:00 PM
Definitely determination...out of the cold wet snow...All the best Paul
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Date: 2/28/2018 2:41:00 PM
Thank you for your positive input, Arturo. Regards // paul
Date: 2/26/2018 7:33:00 PM
great poem, paul, and the picture is just perfect to go with it...
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Date: 2/28/2018 2:14:00 PM
Thank you, Ilene. It was the picture which inspired these few lines. Regards paul
Date: 2/26/2018 4:23:00 PM
Oh what a beauty Paul... I think many in the UK can relate to this scene at the moment:-( hugs Jan xx
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Date: 2/28/2018 2:03:00 PM
Thank you, Jan. Yes, I've seen a few pictures of snow in various parts of England...looks lovely! Hugs // paul
Date: 2/26/2018 3:43:00 PM
oh, love this one, Paul. Hope you are well, my friend
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Date: 2/28/2018 2:02:00 PM
Thank you, Jack. I tried replying yesterday but the page kept freezing; it's doing the same thing today. In 1hr I just managed to comment/reply to only 5 people. Best regards, my friend. // paul
Date: 2/26/2018 3:35:00 PM
The picture and your poem go hand in hand to make your point, Paul..very well said..many success stories have adversity in the early stages.
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Date: 2/28/2018 1:59:00 PM
Thank you for the feedback, Vijay. Regards // paul
Date: 2/26/2018 3:33:00 PM
Beautiful Paul . I love it!
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Date: 2/28/2018 1:59:00 PM
Thank you, Heidi; glad you enjoyed it. Regards // paul