Posts Tagged ‘Wisconsin winter’

Thinner Belles (Christmas in Dixie) : Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku and Song

December 22, 2017

Parka Girl on the Ice with an Ice Spud (aka Ice Chisel) -- Lake Winneconne, Dec. 2017
When Dixie’s daughter/
Comes back from Christmas up North,/
I sing “Thinner Bells”.

*Sung to the tune of “Silver Bells”
Thinner Belles!
Thinner Belles!
it’s Christmas time down in Dixie!
Not much snow!
fewer clothes!
Soon it will be Christmas Day.Parka Girl on the Ice -- Lake Winneconne, Dec. 2017
In Wisconsin
they’re all bundling
trying just to keep warm
that you can’t even see what they look like.
Past Mason Dixon
they’re all fixing
to show off their form.
With no snow suits or parkas we’ll cheer!
Thinner Belles!
Thinner Belles!
it’s Christmas time down in Dixie.
They’re so cute.
No snow boots.
Soon it will be Christmas Day!

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Apollo Through Frosted Window Panes: Revolutionary IMprov Haiku

January 6, 2015

Window Frost and ApolloAt the last sunrise,/
I find I have no words to/
express window frost.
OR
At the last sunrise,/
words can’t express Apollo’s/
window frost beauty.

The Pain Of Photography: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

January 4, 2015

Sunset and a howling freeze windstorm with drifting snow on Lake Winneconne, WIAfter the pain of/
arctic blasts, hot boiled shrimp smells/
and feels delicious.
Blowing snow at Lake Winneconne, Wisconsin
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Sunset and blowing / drifting snow, Lake Winneconne, Wisconsin

Warm Outside? NOT! Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

December 29, 2014

Just ‘cuz I’m wearing/
shorts and a T-shirt, doesn’t/
Sump Pump water pipe lakeshore ice sculpturemean it’s warm outside.