first chill
the apple blushes
as I brush off frost

—N. C. Whitehead
        

About the author: N. C. Whitehead is an Alabama-based writer whose work has appeared in The Heron's Nest, roadrunner haiku, and other publications.

Contact: ncwhitehead at gmail dot com

Responses to the haiku for 12 December 2007 by N. C. Whitehead

  1.  
    Bill Kenney
    2007-12-12 08:11:02
     

    A fine, sensuous haiku.

  2.  
    Raymona Stabler
    2007-12-12 09:13:07
     

    I love the descriptiveness of this one very much.

  3.  
    elena
    2007-12-12 10:07:22
     

    I like this haiku a lot.

  4.  
    2007-12-12 11:40:24
     

    one of the best that I've read today. Great.

  5.  
    2007-12-12 12:13:56
     

    A beautiful haiku. You're lucky to live in Alabama where usually frost is the worst risk to apples. :-)

    apples, apples, apples
    a lawn chair supports a branch -
    snowfall warning

  6.  
    Georgia
    2007-12-13 14:30:39
     

    Delicate, playful wit. Nice!

  7.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2007-12-14 11:34:43
     

    first chill,
    even through her alpaca sweater--
    nipples rising

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