winter carnival
a thin frost sparkles
on the ice carver's beard

—Ed Markowski

published in modern haiku volume34:ii summer 2003

About the author: ed markowski lives and writes in auburn hills, michigan. his work has appeared in modern haiku, acorn, bottle rockets, and the birmingham poetry review.

Responses to the haiku for 10 February 2004 by Ed Markowski

    Michael Meyerhofer (angry_seraph at yahoo dot com)
    2004-02-10 11:51:12

    Vivid, elegantly funny. :)

    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-02-10 12:43:32

    frozen crystal ferns
    sparkle on my window

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-02-11 00:33:29

    carved ice sculptures
    dolfins melting down
    -cruise ship dining room

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-02-11 08:06:12

    wintry clouds
    ice crystals on the windshield ...
    my vivid conception

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-03-29 01:40:05

    his naughtiness
    the scratch mark
    still so clear

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-08-09 21:52:03

    autumn harvest -
    sleeping orange pumpkins
    glow in the night


    a day in life
    white clouds billow
    no rainbow in sight