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#Haikai Challenge #118: Holiday Season

#Haiku Happenings #1 (12/22/19): Jade Li’s latest #photo haiku sequence for my current #haikai challenge!

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Shattering Winter’s Night
Candle numbers change
But lighting is universal –
Flame shatters dark


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Winter Pheasant
Gold, green, red contrast,
Warm against the cold white –
Loud cry breaks silence


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Winter Holiday Evenings
Cats curl, warm, sleeping
Red green lights polka-dot fur –
Mouse sugar plum dreams

Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haikai Challenge.  Frank says:
This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to Christmas, hanukkah or the holiday season in general!

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