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visitors arrive during Chicago’s snow storm— warm fire inside the Florida-boy wearing short sleeves and jeans— snow angels mother and father shouting, “Wear your jacket”— pneumonia ice on the front steps beneath foot long icicles— handrails the oldest son cooking jambalaya— guests inhale deeply the step-mother staring outside from upstairs— snow drifts children and sleigh bells laughing as they speed down hill— sudden stop The New Orleans Saints playing on her wedding day— Cajuns watch the wedding party lining up for their entrance— the Saints won © December 9, 2011 Dane Smith-Johnsen FORM: Haiku Series

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Date: 1/22/2012 12:03:00 AM
Dane, Congratulations, in Matt's wonderful contest. Have a great one, always & forever PD
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Date: 1/20/2012 7:13:00 PM
Wonderful, congratulations on you big win, Greg
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Date: 1/20/2012 12:42:00 PM
Congrats Dane Ann on your win with this beautiful haiku series.Enjoyed the read.
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Date: 1/20/2012 6:14:00 AM
Congratulations on your super win in Matt's "Anything" contest Dane Ann. Love,Carol
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Date: 1/19/2012 8:48:00 PM
WAY to go with this great win. I do remember this lovely set. Congratulations, DAne Ann.
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Date: 1/19/2012 8:16:00 PM
Congrats on 4th place in my "Anything" contest! Saints were an unfair topic...I love the Saints...and new orleans (hometown)...
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Date: 12/9/2011 10:34:00 AM
LIke many cute vignettes of winter and wedding days! HOpe you are enjoying the season and doing well!
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Date: 12/9/2011 9:03:00 AM
Keep writing and sharing your always amazing poetry and I will keep reading and enjoying it Dane Ann. Love, Carol
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