white out...
  a car horn blares
the yellow rose of texas

—Ed Markowski
        

this occured outside of munising, michigan during a fierce round of lake effect snow that produced 16 inches in a four hour period.

About the author: ed markowski lives and writes in auburn hills, michigan. his work has appeared in modern haiku, acorn, bottle rockets, and the birmingham poetry review.

 

Responses to the haiku for 4 January 2008 by Ed Markowski

  1.  
    Bill Kenney
    2008-01-04 06:56:28
     

    Sight and sound embodied in words. A great moment.

  2.  
    Andrea (andrea dot cecon at gmail dot com)
    2008-01-04 13:27:22
     

    I agree with the Bill's comment above... a refined haiku...

  3.  
    toby evans
    2008-01-04 15:13:01
     

    great interweaving of the senses, sight, sound & tactile when one considers the cold / warm aspects of this piece. impeccable
    & multiple juxtapositions

  4.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2008-01-07 16:31:16
     

    winter...
    white, light and deep blue
    "yesterday, today, and tomorrow"
    blooms

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