The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 19 – The Four Seasons

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For Day 19, the prompt is “Write a haiku on your favorite season”. I love every season for its own unique characteristics. So it has to be The Four Seasons for me.

Day 19:

The Four Seasons
Image courtesy: seasonswithpurpose.blogspot.in
Spring
A fresh perspective
New beginnings. Birds rejoice
Fragrant flowers bloom
Summer
Summer vacations
Memories of lazy days  
With family, friends
Winter
Warm clothes, cozy home
Wrapped in hugs. Bowl of soup
Winter quilt waiting
Fall
Drifting autumn leaves 
On the driveway.  Sleepy blooms
Wait as spring draws close
Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 19 – February 19th – Theme: Seasons Type: Kigo
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30 Comments

  1. Grace

    February 19, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    Nice take on all the seasons..I do like spring the best ~

    • Vidya Sury

      February 20, 2012 at 6:29 pm

      Yes, Grace, Spring has such a happy ring to it! Thanks!

  2. becca givens

    February 19, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    Winter quilts waiting Great image!

    Day 19

    • Vidya Sury

      February 20, 2012 at 5:44 am

      Thank you, Becca! Winter always makes me think of freezing water and warm quilts :D

  3. Terri / CloakedMonk

    February 19, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    I connect with the winter’s bowl of soup. Nice reflections here.

    • Vidya Sury

      February 20, 2012 at 6:28 pm

      Thank you, Terri!

  4. SweetTalkingGuy

    February 19, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    Phew, lovely set – especially spring!!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 20, 2012 at 6:30 pm

      Thank you, Andy! Happy you liked it!

  5. Someone is Special

    February 19, 2012 at 11:04 pm

    ‘Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall’ ~ Loved all your Haiku Vidya.. SmileS!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 20, 2012 at 6:30 pm

      Thank you, Saravana!

  6. Abby

    February 19, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    Awesome! I love all the season’s too!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:24 pm

      Dear Abby, thanks! I found it hard not to include all of them. :-)

  7. Magical Mystical Teacher

    February 20, 2012 at 2:51 am

    Thank you for this little tour through the four seasons. You gave me just enough of a glimpse of each one that I am hungering for more!

    Winter

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:25 pm

      Thanks for the lovely comment, MMT! So encouraging. Hugs!

  8. Amber

    February 20, 2012 at 9:39 am

    Very nicely described! And I love the picture! :)

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:23 pm

      Thanks, Amber. I am considering painting it and putting it up on my wall at home!

  9. Emily

    February 20, 2012 at 9:47 am

    “Wrapped in hugs. Bowl of soup/Winter quilt waiting.”

    Perfection!

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:22 pm

      :-) Thanks, Emily. I am praying you all get well soon, dear friend!

  10. My Inner Chick

    February 20, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    **Spring
    A fresh perspective
    New beginnings. Birds rejoice
    Fragrant flowers bloom**

    MY FAVE!

    xx Have a great Monday, Sweets. Xx

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:20 pm

      Hugs, Kim. I enjoyed writing this one very much! Hope you’re having a fabulous week!

  11. Joy

    February 20, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    So beautiful! A wonderful affirmation of the ‘seasons of life’.

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:18 pm

      Thank you, dearest Joy! Hugs!

  12. Sms Hindi

    February 20, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    i am thinking about it ..
    nice illusion

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:16 pm

      :-) Thank you Sms Hindi. I am glad it makes you think!

  13. Lisa @ Grandma's Briefs

    February 20, 2012 at 4:33 pm

    Lovely. Love the warmth of your winter, the promise of your spring.

    Have a happy day.

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:11 pm

      Thank you, dear Lisa!

  14. zephyr

    February 21, 2012 at 12:52 am

    So typical of you to include all seasons. Underlines your warm personality and inclusive nature. Hugs. :)

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:09 pm

      Thanks, Zephyr. The comment is so typical of you :-) dear friend. Go ahead. Make me cry! Hugs!

  15. Kimberly

    February 21, 2012 at 1:21 am

    Aren’t bowls of soup the best remedy for the winter chills? Lovely as always.

    • Vidya Sury

      February 22, 2012 at 12:08 pm

      Oh yes, Kimberly. Especially when it is a family affair, all cozied up! :D