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November 16, 2006
  1. November 23, 2006 at 3:26 pm

    nice, how all the hard consonants of the middle line are wrapped up in the snow of the first & last!

  2. Michael Nickels-Wisdom
    November 23, 2006 at 10:44 pm

    Thank you. I often try to build sound values into my haiku, following the advice of other writers such as Joan Giroux, Pamela Miller Ness, and others. I understand, through reading criticism in English, that sound also has often played a role in Japanese haiku, btw.

  3. July 28, 2009 at 2:33 pm

    Lovely haiku. I enjoy your work

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