Haiku Friday: Winter Wonderland

It’s been cold this week here in Houston and even colder in most of the rest of the country. Folks in Minnesota, where my family and I lived before moving to Texas, are having flashbacks to last year’s so-called Polar Vortex. When I woke up on Monday morning, I checked the weather and noticed that it was eleven degrees below zero in Edina, a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis and the location of my last church. Here I am, wearing my winter armor, a little more than a year ago:


So this week’s haiku theme is, appropriately, winter. It could be about snowflakes, cold temperatures, ice hockey, cozy fires, slick roads, bulky coats, warm socks, or pretty scarves. Be creative with your one verse, using five syllables in the first line, seven syllables in the second line, and five syllables in the third line. Here’s mine:

Once I wore snow boots
under my cassock during
Lessons and Carols.

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