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the sudden storm

the sudden storm 
baby quail in the gutter
dying slowly


for Charles' Henderson's
"Haiku Your Way" Contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 5/16/2015 12:28:00 PM
good one
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Date: 2/21/2011 12:38:00 PM
Congratulations on your win Andrea in Charles's contest "Haiku Your Way". Love, Carol
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Date: 1/31/2011 9:01:00 PM
Here we go again a week behind everyone else as usual. Love this Andrea top of the Hot 100 and deservingly so. I may be behind the pack, but i'll never forget you. Harry
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Date: 1/30/2011 9:39:00 PM
Andrea, thank you for the congratulations....and right back at ya~! You won here with a strong haiku, that to me has the somber feel of some of the classic haiku that came out centuries ago~Chris
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Date: 1/30/2011 12:49:00 PM
Hi Andrea - You're on a ROLL this week with wonderfully winning poems! Congratulations on your BIG WIN in the haiku contest. Best wishes, KC
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Date: 1/29/2011 5:24:00 PM
Andrea! Congratulations on your well deserved win in this contest!---kashinath
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Date: 1/29/2011 4:51:00 PM
Congratulations Andrea on your worthy poem's Hionor. Agape, Moses
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Date: 1/29/2011 4:06:00 PM
Congratulations on your win..Sad..Sara
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Date: 1/29/2011 1:20:00 PM
really great haiku, if a bit tragic. quite uniqueCongrats. Déirdre
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Date: 1/29/2011 11:58:00 AM
Congrats Andrea on your winning poem in the Haiku your way contest.. way to go my friend .. enjoy with luv.. am on stadium hotel computer here as forgot my phone charger and Ron's won't work for my phone... am so lost without my 'gadget' ..right now..luv..
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Date: 1/29/2011 11:20:00 AM
here I am again with this heart stirrer-- so happy this placed high, Andrea :) -- congrats! hugs to you -- nikko :)
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Date: 1/29/2011 8:19:00 AM
Congratulatons, Andrea....I expected to see this do very well...and it did!!!
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Date: 1/29/2011 7:51:00 AM
Sad, but nature takes and nature gives. Heartfelt in a way....:)
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Date: 1/29/2011 4:32:00 AM
This is one terrific Haiku. Simply beautiful. Many congratulations dear friend.
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Date: 1/28/2011 3:11:00 PM
Nature seems so harsh at times, but it is her way to ensure that only the best and the strongest inherit the future.
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Date: 1/28/2011 8:10:00 AM
What a tragedy..... nature can sometimes be cruel..... Thanks for stopping by!
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Date: 1/27/2011 6:32:00 PM
When you have the time, take a look at my haiku "Baby Quail Got Free". You might consider it "The Sudden Storm II".
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Date: 1/27/2011 5:04:00 PM
Very sad!Goodluck in the contest--kashinath
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Date: 1/27/2011 8:19:00 AM
Is there any way you can save that quail? Do your good deed for the day.
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Date: 1/27/2011 6:27:00 AM
sad to see a small baby animal die. soup mail phyl
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Date: 1/27/2011 4:32:00 AM
So sad! Lainie
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Date: 1/26/2011 5:59:00 PM
Ha! Looks like we both had a simular idea. you wrote about a storm also. Blue refers to a bitter winter blast of cold air. My haiku is meant to imply a blue northerner. Thats a bitter cold winter storm blast of air that brings snow, that swips down into the states from the arctic. Horses react with great bursts of energy to these approching storms just before they reach them, sometimes days before anyone knows they are coming. Agape, Moses
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Date: 1/26/2011 7:44:00 AM
sad little thing...pretty though
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Date: 1/26/2011 6:28:00 AM
Well writte and sorry for the baby quail! Was this a true story? Wish you best of luck in the contest, Andrea! Love, Gert
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Date: 1/26/2011 12:55:00 AM
It is pathetic,Andrea.Well written.One place sure.Thanks for cograts
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