My Poetic Path

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Haiku Reflections: Snow Melts, Reveals Spring

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snow melts reveals spring

Spring comes early, here in BC Canada.

And this year, I can’t wait! πŸ™‚

Unlike where I grew up on the Prairies, where it’s not unusual to have snow, well into May.

I’ve had spring on my mind a lot these days. It’s been so grey and dreary lately. 😦

But thoughts of sunshine and color, keep me looking forward; if only in my thoughts and dreams.

This haiku from my firstΒ haiku book: Haiku Reflections: The Four Seasons,Β came to mind recently too.

It also gave me a little mood-boost! I hope it does the same for youΒ too! πŸ™‚

Happy (and hopefully, early)Β Spring!Β 

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Author: Geraldine

I am a freelance writer, poet, artisan, avid book/product reviewer and award-winning cookbook author. I recently published the second volume of my new vegetarian cookbook series: -The Groovy Green Kitchen II: Simply, Super, Supper Soups and my fun and inspirational book, all about aging well: -Laughing AT the Grim Reaper! Gems of Wisdom for Aging Well I am also the author of: -The Groovy Green Kitchen: Weeknight Veggie Slow Cooker -Third Chapter, Second Chance (a mid-life romance) -Not Just for Vegetarians: Delicious Homestyle Cooking, the Meatless Way and the poetry collections: -Haiku Reflections:The Four Seasons (Volume i and II) and -My Poetic Path All titles available at Amazon.com, .ca, UK.... When I'm not writing or creating new recipes, I love to knit and crochet; usually with some "help" from feline friend, yarn-loving Mr. Cheddar! I hope you will visit and enjoy all of my blogs.Thanks for stopping by. Wishing You a Happy Week and Namaste! :-) You can also visit me at my new author's site: geraldinehelenhartman.me

17 thoughts on “Haiku Reflections: Snow Melts, Reveals Spring

  1. I’m jealous, Geraldine! πŸ˜‰ Spring is always so anticipated and delighted in. Will be a few months, but I’m excited already! πŸ™‚

  2. Thank you, Geraldine, for the “mood-boost.” This is lovely…yeah BC!
    I’m going outside now to work in my garden.

    Blessings ~ Wendy

  3. What a gorgeous photograph, Geraldine! As well is your Hiaku!

    It’s been spring-like here as well. You would never know it’s still January because all you need outside is a light jacket. I have a feeling though, we’re going to get more winter before it’s over.

    Have a GREAT week, my friend!

  4. Love the haiku and what a great photo. Spring does come early in BC. And yes, it does lift your spirits, even to just think about it for now.

  5. Lovely Haiku Geraldine…may the sun shine upon u guys today!! πŸ™‚

  6. That’s beautiful G., our usually begin somewhere in April/May πŸ™‚

  7. Kim, The forecast for the East sounds like more snow on the way, I guess spring is going to be a while getting there this year. But it will get there, that’s for sure. πŸ˜‰

    Wendy, Wow, gardening already, really? That is amazing.

    Ron, Thanks so much for your kind words. More snow on the way to you, I’m not surprised. But just think of those gorgeous photos to follow. πŸ˜‰

    Joe, And we’ve got a week of sunshine coming up to go with it, woohoo..that I’m really looking forward to.

    Aditi, And may it shine on you too, in every way!

    Lorraine, Thanks Lorraine. Seems like here in BC, right after the holidays it starts to warm up a lot. Not like the Feb. March…that I remember from the Prairies. Those were bitter cold months usually.

    Hugs to All and Happy Spring (soon!!!) G

  8. So far so good where I live, but I won’t shout about our finish weather ….. after all it’s still only January. Loved the Haiku, Geraldine.

  9. Beautiful haiku, photo and post, Geraldine! We’ve had spring weather since November and we’re in dire need of rain. Otherwise, we’re headed for a drought! So, it’s quite opposite here..:)

  10. I like this poem very much. I don’t mind winter so much but I must admit I like spring better

  11. Thanks Val, glad you enjoyed it!

    Lauren, so nice to see you again. I can’t remember where you live but that’s way too early for spring weather, 😦 I hope the rain comes soon.

    I love all the seasons, but autumn is my fav! Thanks for your kind words re: this poem.

    Happy Thursday, G

  12. I’m getting my spring from your books, temporary fix, but it lasts a while

  13. Oh and I;m back threw away the useless new all games and celebrities,who asked? and came back to my old faithful I’m loving that cover keep on touching it lol

  14. I didn’t realize you got spring a little earlier than most.
    Such a hopeful haiku for spring.
    Headbonks to my guy.

  15. You’re so nice Lorraine, thank you for your kind words! πŸ™‚

    Teri, not as early as where you are but a lot earlier than some parts of Canada. And Mr. Cheddar says” thanks back to his fav US Auntie” πŸ˜‰

    Happy Weekend and do stop by tomorrow for the second week of Friday Funnies! πŸ™‚

  16. oh my gosh… it’s still so cold here with gray skies… tho i am getting antsy to get my hands in the dirt again…

  17. It’s snowing again here in NY. I’m ready for Spring … thanks for the inspiring haiku, lovely picture, too πŸ™‚

    And thanks for all your nice comments on my blog. Stay warm, Geraldine!

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