Garden

A turn around my
depressingly bare garden.
Oh look there – blossom!

Thoughts

How bare it looks now,
Christmas decorations gone.
Thoughts of spring cleaning.

Such Joy

So the shelves are bare
but…
how the sun shines,
the birds sing,
the flowers bloom;
such joy to share.

Stripped Bare

Bones stripped bare, bleached white,
beast slain by the riverside;
once mighty oak tree.

Green Shoots

Green shoots
appear along bare branches;
noticeable at last.

In My Absence

Here and there
the leaves still linger
but many trees are bare.
In my absence seasons alter.
Now returning, I discover
Winter’s in the air.

Winter Trees

Winter trees begin
to show bare simplicity
of form, unadorned.

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My Elfje version of this Haiku appears today to Simply Elfje. Click here to read it.

Ornaments

Ornamental Snail
Today I fetched in the garden ornaments
to protect them from the frost.
How bare the rockery looks.

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