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Haiku

You have been warned before. If you continue reading, your discomfort is your responsibility alone!

powerless to shroud
raw gash of virginia clay
pristine shimmer snow

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Haiku

Another haiku for your cringing displeasure. There is a place like this on the road to town. Each winter as I pass by, I shiver, and feel sad. Tomorrow I’m going to take them a load of firewood.

train track wooden shack
torn plastic windows shiver
damn it’s cold in here

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Haiku

sweet southern comfort
smoothes my bitter furrowed brow
hot coffee and grits

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Haiku

Whew! After yesterday’s blog day, I felt like I had gone twelve rounds with Mike Tyson. I had to keep checking my ear. Today, little respite.

With virtually no equine contact, I’m running out of horsey things to write about. So I thought I’d inflict my maudlin haiku on my readers. As with everything I write, this is a true story.
If you’re allergic to bad poetry, now’s the time to click the close button!

Small doe, shivering
After the impact, alone
Woman bears witness

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Haiku from my friend, TLC Birdsill

nerve to think we know
sanctimony grows and grows
closes people out

—TLC Birdsill

seems appropriate right about now for both parties in a recent brouhaha regarding farriery and its boundaries. 

Terri was first published in this book by Broken Jaw Press to support an effort by C.A.U.S.E. to raise legal funds for the families of women and girls killed in Juarez, Mexico. She writes, she hoops, and she bears witness.

 

 

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