Snow Haiku

Amid the winter's snow

Three Haiku on the present snow.


Black sky spangled sparky bright,ice cold.

She glides over the lake

Silver iron leaving in her silent wake.


Snowflakes falling on the lake

Tiny silver crystals formed like stellar plates

It’s a wander of nature clean and pure


Silently falls the snow coating Rome white

Deadening  city sound at night

Not been seen for twenty five years.


18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Betty Hayes Albright
    Feb 04, 2012 @ 04:33:48

    Beautiful snow poetry!!


    • willowdot21
      Feb 04, 2012 @ 07:10:40

      Thank you, we seem to be in for a very cold snap! No doubt the UK will grind to a halt!!


      • Betty Hayes Albright
        Feb 07, 2012 @ 02:23:39

        Willow, I saw it on the news, about your first snow there! And here, ours is all melted and it hit a record 63 degrees today. Felt like spring! (Of course it freezes at night, but….)
        Anyway, hope you’re staying warm and cozy! 🙂

      • willowdot21
        Feb 07, 2012 @ 09:10:45

        Thanks Betty we are and the melt is happening here too but we we will not have warmer temps for a while yet! Keep wrapped up at night!!

  2. kate58
    Feb 04, 2012 @ 08:39:22

    Lovely, Willow. But please – keep the snow where you are! 😉 xx


    • willowdot21
      Feb 04, 2012 @ 09:53:27

      Hi Kate I shall do my very best to keep the snow from your door. My kitchen pipes are frozen keep your fingers crossed for me that I don’t have a burst. Keep warm xxxxx


  3. zendictive
    Feb 04, 2012 @ 10:50:18

    simply beautiful (~_~) x3


  4. hollyannegetspoetic
    Feb 04, 2012 @ 14:49:16

    I enjoyed your snow haikus very much Willow. 🙂


  5. granbee
    Feb 04, 2012 @ 16:39:33

    Wonderful celebration of snowfall for you. Very lyrical and rhythmical in a way that sort of imitates the snowflakes falling and the increasing hush over this place. Kudos, dear Willowdot!


  6. Raven of Leyla
    Feb 04, 2012 @ 18:12:23

    This is beautiful…
    I ponder on gone for 25 years,
    so there is a mystery 😉
    all in all lovely.
    I am drawn in by the graphic too!


    • willowdot21
      Feb 04, 2012 @ 18:38:54

      Thank you Raven of Leyla I am grateful for your kind words. the mystery you ponder is “Not been seen for twenty five years.” I was watching the news ( unusual for me) but the “and finally” story was that it was snowing in Italy , snow falling in Rome the first time for 25yrs. I hope that has not shattered any illusions. I try to use graphics that fit the poems, it can take ages.


  7. Vampire Weather
    Feb 06, 2012 @ 03:44:24

    So lovely…a beautiful picture both with words and in image!


  8. catcherofstars
    Feb 06, 2012 @ 20:43:03

    ethereal, the middle was my favorite!
    Andrea xx


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