Haiku for the month


ice on the doorstep.

Gingerly I try the street,

Breathing broken glass.

Maybe you havent met Halku before?

It is a very strict form of Japanese verse.

It must have three lines. 

The first line must have five syllables,the second seven, and the third five.

The disciplined structure concentrates the mind.

There is no room for trivia!

God willing, there will be a Haiku verse for every month of 2012.

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