Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

Gold Star - 12,840 Points (July 12,1952 / New York City)

Attack Of The Snowflakes Haiku - Poem by Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

There is nothing like

being pelted by Heaven's

dizzy frozen tears

I wish Heaven would

quit crying so that Spring would

finally get here

White spirals downpour

Winter's avenging ninjas

disappear from sight

Wrong season snowfall

shouldn't happen at this time

Nature's ten foot mess

How can such tiny

feather light flakes reach such high


Was Heaven angry

when our planet rocked and rolled

wrapped like a snowball

Glacial planet

shaking to the music of

the sphere's legacy

What a cold promise

when the weather teases me

longing a Spring sign

I've come to realise

Winter, the mini-ice age

is Earth's sleepy time

I'm stuck shoveling

a ton of snowy cold ice

caused by climate change

I could really use

that global warming just send

it posthaste my way.

Comments about Attack Of The Snowflakes Haiku by Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

  • Practicing Poetess (8/28/2017 8:04:00 PM)

    This is really cute.
    I enjoyed it very much, and appreciate the amount of work that you must have put into it!
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  • Yash Shinde (4/3/2014 11:57:00 PM)

    .such a delightful poem...........thanks for sharing it with us......... (Report) Reply

  • Dorothy- A. Holmes (7/15/2011 4:51:00 AM)

    How delightful! Such a pleasure to read...even now!

    A Poet Who Loves To Sing
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  • John Knight (8/28/2009 1:53:00 PM)

    Hi Lorraine - Nice to meet a California Girl also nice to find a fellow Hiakuist! I am posting one about the months of the years. I like Haikus in bundles - one can write a real story. Well done 10. (Report) Reply

  • (5/17/2009 11:36:00 AM)

    This is indeed lovely work, but nothing surpasses your first stanza. It is a poem all to itself. I would let it stand like a mysterious crystal tear all alone. Raynette (Report) Reply

  • (4/11/2009 7:37:00 PM)

    This is such a lovely poem! brilliant, brilliant brilliant! (Report) Reply

  • Myrtle Thomas (3/22/2009 7:57:00 PM)

    Lorraine, this is so beautiful, Your imagery was tops. i could see and sence the cold little boogers on my nose and cheeks.Oh so pretty 10 (Report) Reply

  • Meggie Gultiano (3/22/2009 7:33:00 AM)

    a nice haiku.wish i can write like this (Report) Reply

  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (3/21/2009 9:50:00 PM)

    Wonderful haikus. A gift of winter indeed. (Report) Reply

  • (3/17/2009 9:07:00 AM)

    Yes, I totally agree with you! ! Writen with much imagery... Bonnie (Report) Reply

  • (3/16/2009 12:01:00 PM)

    Hah! You took the sentiments right out of head. Wonderful, whimsical! ! (Report) Reply

  • (3/15/2009 11:08:00 AM)

    wonderful...i hope i will writelike this when i grow up! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (3/12/2009 2:15:00 PM)

    I appreciate your distaste for winter at this time of year and your sense of humor. Some very original and creative thoughts. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 9, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, July 15, 2011

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