early snow
  falling through branches
    sticks to the buck's antlers

—Harold Bowes

originally published in black bough, Number 11, 1998.

About the author: Harold Bowes has been published in several haiku journals, both electronic and paper, and has appeared in the Red Moon Anthology. He edits Alba, an ezine emphasizing short poetry.

Write to him at heb at oregontrail.net.

Responses to the haiku for 13 December 2001 by Harold Bowes

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-12-05 07:36:16

    first snow fall
    too early ...
    to put away my mower

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-02-05 23:39:30

    first snow
    quietly i eat up
    my dinner

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-05-23 21:22:44

    predawn --
    my footsteps
    ducks immobile, at water's edge