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#Haikai Challenge #111: withering wind (kogarashi)

Snow Painting - Snowstorm by Joy Nichols

Pine boughs bent with snow
Hide birds from numbing death
Withering winds hunt


Image result for winter wind across plains

Winter’s shortened days
Farenheit falls, wind gallops
Whistling ‘cross the plain


Lost in blind blizzard
A traveler lays down
Now warm and sleepy

Horizontal winds bring
Lullabies from heaven

Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haiki Challenge.  Frank says:
This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that states or alludes to withering wind (kogarashi).

first graphic “Snowstorm” by Joy Nichols
image two link here
video is a segment from Akira Kurosawa’s cinematic masterpiece, Dreams

12 thoughts on “#Haikai Challenge #111: withering wind (kogarashi)

  1. Lovely winding wind.
    I recently watched about some winter hikers in Russia who weren’t so lucky…
    There is some debate on weather it was the wind or …soldiers. It was an old mystery that Josh Gates was trying to solve.

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