A Haiku Poem by Ernestine Northover

A Haiku

Rating: 4.6

Goat's horn, flowers, fruit and corn,
All in abundance.

© Ernestine Northover

Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr 08 October 2006

AHHH, Tis Nature's Offerage of the Harvest....Finely done...My Mom had a Cornucopia, when i was a very young boy, perhaps 4 or 5. My grandmother was visiting us for Thanksgiving Dinner. She saw & remarked how lovely the Fruit filled, horned, wicker basket looked, then proceded to grab an apple & bite hard into it. My eyes blew out like swirling duncan yo -yo's....THE FRUIT WAS WAX! GEEESSSH! Mom & i worked as a team to pry Grandma's teeth from the wax apple...'Bout a minute later, voila... the apple had bee freed from Grandma's pie-hole. Grandma was relieved & smiled broadly. But again, i had to pick my eye-balls from the floor, as now Grandma had no teeth! Quick, don't throw that apple out i shouted out to my dad, about ready to to give grandma, a denture-free Thanksgiving....WHAT TH' 'ELL, I heard him squall & with that i knew that Grandma would indeed be able to enjoy me Mom's chestnut pie...(TRUE STORY, W/ A WEE BIT O' SPICE ADDED FOR EXTRA SAVOUR) Nice traditional, Z-'KU, young lady''''''''''''''''''''FJR

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Uriah Hamilton 09 October 2006

Like a lovely offering to God.

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Catastrophe King 11 October 2006

Its sure is like that offering... everyone is saying that and I am agreeing. But, I do have to mention here that FJR has an interesting episode from his life... all that and the Haiku...... is very interesting to read. Thank You......

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Duncan Wyllie 15 October 2006

And all so needed, a beautiful offering to those that lack such gifts Love duncan X

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Lori Boulard 18 October 2006

So simple, and yet so beautiful. Very nice, Ernestine, and in season, too!

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Walterrean Salley 26 November 2016

(A Haiku by Ernestine Northover.) **Lovely the harvest.

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Wonderful haiku. Lovely image of the abundance of the fruitful Earth Thank you for sharing.I enter some of mine in the daily haiku contest on poetry.com.

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Ashraful Musaddeq 18 September 2008

My 10 for this nice haiku.

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Jeannie Ann Clark 18 June 2008

I enjoyed this Haiku...a 10 from me. Thank you. Jeannie

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A beautiful and classic haiku, very positive, uplifting.

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