flakes of snow falling ~ haiku

From Ken

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flakes of snow falling
as crocuses reach for light
this first day of spring

This haiku is my response to
Carpe Diem #1617 – the first day of spring.
March 1st is the first day of the meteorological spring.

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The Blindfolded Girl in the Hallway

From Alethea…

Not Tomatoes

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It had been easy to plan. Perhaps too easy. My husband’s forwarding of the airfare deal had led to another trip across the pond that had been pulled together quickly and nearly effortlessly. I had two sets of gracious hosts, an almost absurdly inexpensive flight, and dates that fit the family’s schedule as perfectly as circumstances allowed. My feathered seer had appeared to me in dreams, visions ,and physical forms, and I felt I had to go. The pieces had seemingly fallen into place of their own will.

Perhaps too easily.

Life, I have learned, rarely unravels before us in the way we envision it. I had felt the shift. The silence in the weeks before my departure, but had tried to ignore it. The plan had changed, but I wasn’t sure how.

The inevitable test began during the flight to London. I was sandwich in the…

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