time to burn
the whole candle

7 Responses

  1. Kashinath Karmakar Says:

    Very nice!

  2. Ross Says:

    Really captures the essence of the holiday season. Bravo.

  3. Alison Hedlund Says:

    Yes, indeed. Love this!

  4. Vida Says:

    Merry Christmas, Jane! Beautiful haiku!

  5. sanjuktaa Says:

    Simply love this!

  6. Alan Summers Says:

    time to burn
    the whole candle
    —Jane Reichhold

    I'm one of those who work through Christmas so others can have a holiday. I know that for many children it's a time of magic, and often they stay up late, and wake at 3am or at the latest, around 6am, on Christmas morning.

    A delightful haiku. :-)


  7. Jeff Hoagland Says:

    Ha. I surrender.

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