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Christmas Haiku

by Alan Harris

Ice on pine needles--
can it hear the Christmas bells?
Can anything not?



Spider in the drain--
Christmas whoops in the parlor--
silent, dark, the drain.



Scrub Christmas tree, bare--
rooms echo--furniture gone--
mother and child laugh.



Sleigh ride all finished--
the mare, eating Christmas oats,
hears house noise, and snorts.



Tree's all taken down--
year's end--where is Christmas now?
Deep within each pulse.





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