Sunday, January 03, 2010


       withered snow 
going out of date --
this cold afternoon

9 comments:

Devika said...

the world
going out of date
sun - a distant memory!


wishes,
devika

Devika said...

Is the sun anywhere there??

its freezing cold here....no snow!

wishes,
devika

Tikkis said...

Devika:

Old year
out of date --
good morning new year!

- We got just some hours sun, - if it's clear sky. (In Lappland there is no sun; it's rising again on January some day.)

We got quite cold also here; -20 Celcius. Today, 4th, -5 Celcius. No problem.

Now we have snow also, and some-one even skied here.

Our skies are somewhere in Eastern Finland; usually we have not enough snow here in Turku, but a few weeks only... We have not travelled eastwards during winter time since my father-in-law died some years ago. (Mother-in-law spends her winter months in Portugal.)

Devika said...

okay....Your mother in law is very interesting :)

But, here its real bad after a rain yesterday....somewhere from the sky, there's light seeping through...

I love freezing cold...but only problem is that I have to punch the keys for about six to eight hours and it pains too much!

wishes,
devika

Gillena Cox said...

'withered snow' interesting

much love
gillena

RBroeker said...

First thought: great first line, but the second means the same. Second thught: and if it wasn't the snow but the lyrical I which is out of date? So line three opened another level of feeling the haiku. Very good, Tikkis.

Best wishes
Ralf

Tikkis said...

Technically I wrote that text after reading some Bashoo's haiku. Tasting what whithering is, at the same time I put a photo where two candles were burning in the snow into my wife's blog. I got some extra photos left from that set. ...

The snow; after it's not any more new snow, - Withered?

I tested how this combination works; withering and anyway quite new snow, just a few days old.

- And of course, who is withered, I think it's obvious.

The photo is not so good one; I took it with my automatic-pocket one. White snow between and on white snow, it's difficult.

And today (the 6th Jan.) is, I think, the coldest day this winter; -21 Celcius.

Our invert-type heating pump is still working, but we burn also some firewood in our fireplaces. It's inside + 20 Celcius, as required from that heating-pump.

The other place we are also living here in Turku there is an oil-powered central heating, and it's working also OK.

Devika:

The sun is waiting --
still some deep-frozen snow
in our global ice box

Devika said...

global ice box
soon to melt -- volcanoes
waiting to erupt!

or is it??

sun looking for
clouds....just
snow, snow and snow

whatever, i have other work to do :)

wishes,
devika

Kristin Riggs said...

I really like this. :)