At Last

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gray clouds
part for the sun
the ice melts − at last

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Image: Claude Monet, Breakup of Ice, Lavacourt, Grey Weather, 1880, WikiArt.org.

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2016. In response to Wednesday Poetry Prompt #340 – finally or at last, (via Poetic Asides).

Open Letter

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I.
dim morning sun
sheds light on
an empty house

II.
coffee turns cold
last night’s I’m
not sorry – a lie

III.
your phone
number half-dialed
bitter gray clouds

IV.
writing to you
the pend runs dry
fog hides the stars

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Image: Guy Rose, Winter, WikiArt.org

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 29 Prompt: open letter

Special Note: This series hooks onto the series I wrote for the Day 23 prompt, apology. Follow the link to get the start of this little story.

Love / Anti-Love

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I.
two birch trees
branches entwined
face the wind

II.
two birch trees
branches torn
one left standing

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III.
heart-shaped leaf
falls to the ground
gentle soul

IV.
heart-shaped stone
cracked in two
bitter end

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Image #1: Paul Gauguin, Winter Landscape, Wikipedia Commons

Image #2: Heart-shaped Stone, Wikipedia Commons

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 24 Prompt: 1. love 2. anti-love

Thing

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I.
garden pots
empty and stacked
covered in snow

II.
oars drop boats
pause to watch
the sunrise

III.
forgotten steps
ballet shoes
gather dust

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IV.
the rake leans
against the house
oak leaves scatter

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Image: Edgar Degas, Four DancersWikipedia Commons

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 19 Prompt: thing