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A Haiku - Alarming Spring

Updated on February 5, 2015

The cycle continues....

Waking from a dream.
Waking from a dream. | Source

Rise and sunshine....



The earth is dreaming,

In its last minutes of sleep,

Alarming spring comes.


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      savanahl 5 years ago

      What a great poem. It does seem like the earth awakes into spring, my favorite time of year and what a wonderful metaphor "Alarming spring comes" I wish my alarm would ring Spring all year long. Voting up as usual.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      spring spring where are you spring? you make me want spring so bad. there is hope. thanks for a wonderful Haiku.

      Debbie

      voted way up

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      picklesandrufus 5 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      Love your interpretation of spring. In Va. winter has felt like spring so far. vote up

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      Great Haiku. Captures the cycle of winter/spring and the awakening earth theme well.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Can't wait for spring. It's so very cold here in Riga and the snow won't go away. Your haiku reminded me of that wonderful earthy smell as everything melts and the earth gets warmer.

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Perspycacious

      I can't wait until Spring's alarm rings.

      I hope you are enjoying the weekend.

      Voted up and awesome.

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Suffering with a cold that has me sapped and tired as mononucleosis would do. First one of the winter. Waiting for spring to ring the alarm.

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hope your are feeling better soon.

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Another day of weak and shakey, no pneumonia (probably thanks to a shot for that 6-7 years ago) but no energy and just set on surviving one day at a time, while hoping it is simply a rhino virus that will run its course in the usual 4-5 days. Time for fresh ginger and honey tea to shorten that process. Thanks for the good wishes.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Hope your feeling so much better. Crushed garlic in your drink is also good and if you have a bit of aloe juice and of course good ole' fresh lemon juice for that added shot of vitamin C.

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Extra water, eating the one-sixth of a lemon (whole minus seeds) ginger tea with honey, and took two aloe capsules. If I develop some appetite there will be garlic included. You gals will get me well inspite of myself. Good wishes count as prayers, don't they? My wife was talking about everything having a practical use. The only practical use i can think of for a cold is that it sure does slow me down!

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      Theresa Ast 5 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Amazing. I really like this one, especially the phrase - alarming Spring comes. Very very nice. :-)

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      moonlake 5 years ago from America

      Very nice. Enjoyed your Haiku. Voted up

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      phdast7: And now it is here. I think the alarm is ringing!

      moonlake: Thanks for voting, and Up to boot!

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      Justin W Price 4 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      Excellent personification. I love your Haiku

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      Demas W Jasper 2 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      PDXKaraokeGuy - Here's hoping you are still active on HP and still like reading an occasional haiku. Thanks.

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