Three Haiku by Carol Purington

A hard frost –
warm shades of chrysanthemums
in the stonewall’s shelter

Short of fingers
on which to count blessings –
the child’s thanks-giving

Family meal –
the colors of harvest
the voices of home

by Carol Purington
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These haiku are from Carol’s classic book, Family Farm: Haiku for a Place of Moons (1999, Winfred Press; reprinted in 2015).

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