Standard Posted by Brenda Davis Harsham Posted on December 5, 2013 Posted under Poetry Comments 46 Comments Frosty Sparkles Haiku temperatures drop white sparkles rim grass and leaf frost vipers circle Ways to Share this:EmailPrintMoreTwitterTumblrPinterestPocketFacebookGoogleLinkedInRedditLike this:Like Loading... Related fairy taleFairy Talesfriendly fairy taleFrosthaikuphotographpoemPoetry Post navigation ← Rain Storm Haiku Fairy Ball Fibonacci Poem → 46 thoughts on “Frosty Sparkles Haiku” I love the frost on the blades of grass, such a detailed shot! “Frost vipers” is a great description, wonderful words 🙂 x LikeLike Reply Thanks! I was happy the frost was so visible. 🙂 Cheers, Brenda LikeLike Reply I like the way you see in the photo ways to depict and characterize the frost. I like sparkles and worry about vipers! LikeLike Reply I think of frost as a viper that bites my veggies. LOL LikeLike Reply Hi Brenda – I can see the frost on the leaves in your photos. I tried to take a video today of snow crystals floating in the air. They looked like diamonds floating around in the sky. I don’t know that the video did justice to it, though. It looked more like snow instead of sparkly snow crystals catching the sun’s light. LikeLike Reply It’s hard to photograph ice crystals. I’ve tried to photograph the way frost sparkles when the sun comes up, but my pictures always come out flat and gray. Have you seen the ones taken with a microscope? They are fantastic. Sigh of pleasure. LikeLike Reply Sorry, Brenda, I didn’t reply sooner — playing catch-up with my emails. Ice crystals must be hard to photograph, at least, capture them with the color spectrum of the sun. I’m fairly new at it and it was my first try to get them on video. Your pictures here look pretty close, at least frosty. I’ve seen pictures of water crystals. It’s interesting especially under different environmental influences. LikeLike Reply I got some snow on video, and some leaves falling, but they are a bit choppy. If I have time, I’d like to do a new video for my award posting, but I fear I will run out of time. This time of year is so busy! LikeLike Reply A new video would be fun doing. The end of the year is inevitable and running out of time too. It’s all good whenever you shoot it, I’m sure. 🙂 LikeLike Reply I’ll see what I have time for. My daughter wants to watch the Grinch who stole Christmas now. 🙂 LikeLike 🙂 That’s definitely a priority. LikeLike Brenda, Wonderful pictures, fantastic Poem. Take care, Bill LikeLike Reply Thanks, the world looks so amazing all crusted over. LikeLike Reply Reblogged this on hakariconstant and commented: “Pushed by things within, I send fire — fat and thin fade, but a line drawn in the sand… the will of the wind will deal its hand — things won’t go to plan… Right and wrong — I sail on sheets of ice. I live for the lightening to strike twice in the lost and lawless land… the will of the wind will deal its hand — I sing to understand… I sing to understand, and I have been so lost… I have been so lost… I have been so lost… Covered by the cold, bitten by the frost…” — Olly Knights, “Bitten By The Frost” LikeLike Reply Beautiful frosty leaves – I love the frosty leaves! 🙂 I must try and photograph some myself, this autumn. I suppose it requires early morning photography, I’m not much of an early morning bird, at least not when it comes to running around looking for pretty leaves to photograph anyway! 😀 LikeLike Reply I usually am out walking by 8 am. I walk my son to school, and then walk on to Starbucks with a friend. Even 8 can be too late for frost, but one morning, I managed. 🙂 LikeLike Reply We’ve got a bit of a warm up here today…fog instead of frost. Like the same line…frost vipers – a tad ominous – yet I think the fairies can tame them… 😉 LikeLike Reply We bundle up, and they can’t bit through. 😉 LikeLike Reply “Frost vipers circle…” oh you take my breath away, you really do! 🙂 🙂 LikeLike Reply 🙂 Thanks, what a nice thing to say! LikeLike Reply great poem, yes, the frost vipers are circling my house as we speak ) LikeLike Reply 🙂 Luckily they don’t bite through gloves and boots. LikeLike Reply Wow. I love frost crystals LikeLike Reply Me, too. I remember beautiful patterns on the windows. LikeLike Reply Lovely 🙂 LikeLike Reply Thanks! LikeLike Reply OOOOOoooI ove this frosty leaf! Great Haiku LikeLike Reply Thanks! It was inspired by another blogger, Rethinking Life, who was writing of a warm mist. We have none of that here. Just frost vipers. LikeLike Reply They are lovely and I love her writes too. 🙂 LikeLike Reply She is pretty fabulous. Maybe she will even see this! LikeLike Reply I am sure she will! 🙂 LikeLike Reply I just made sure and left her a link on her post. 🙂 Sleep now… ZZZZ Sweet dreams, you talented artist, you! Brenda LikeLike Awh thank you sweet dreams to you as well Brenda LikeLike Reblogged this on Forest of Peace and commented: In the struggle for hundredths of seconds, the man is still the measure of all things, he decides the outcome of the race for the pole position and the place on the victor’s rostrum. Great shoot K. Harsham, hope see you again . LikeLike Reply Brrr – chilly. Great photo and haiku LikeLike Reply Thanks! I wish I had a camera that could really show the shapes. I love the photos of snowflakes taken with microscopes. LikeLike Reply Me too. LikeLike Reply Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented: FROST VIPERS!!!!!!! LikeLike Reply I really like that phrase…”frost vipers circle…”!!!!! 🙂 LikeLike Reply Thanks! Cheers, Brenda LikeLike Reply frosty and crisp, like snow! LikeLike Reply Yes! It’s cold enough for snow, but we are in a weird fall drought. The soil is very dry. LikeLike Reply I can almost feel the chill. Brilliant! LikeLike Reply It was pretty darn cold this morning. Brr! LikeLike Reply At one point of a time I was living in Pennsylvania (State College). The chill was so unbearable in winter. Your poem reminded me of that. I used to see leaves just has you have photographed. Thanks Brenda, for rekindling my memories because the stay was so beautiful. LikeLike Reply That’s a beautiful part of the world. Fall is crazy when it’s 20 and bitter in the morning, and near 50 and sunny by afternoon. LikeLike Reply Comments welcome! Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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