Haiku FridayDecember 10, 2010 at 5:32 am | Posted in Giggles, Haiku Friday, Lollipop | 13 Comments
Tags: Children, Christmas, Christmas Tree, Family, Fun, Growing Up, Holidays, Outdoors, Poetry, Traditions
Haiku Friday: A Cut Above the Rest
They spot it when the
Jeep first pulls off the paved road.
“That one, Pawpaw! There!”
Coats zipped, hats smooshed down,
Hands stuffed in mittens, they skip
To the chosen one.
They pause. They confer.
With heads tilted, eyes sharp, they
Examine each branch.
They grin, their faces
Twinkling like tufts of tinsel.
Yes, we have our tree.
What are your family’s holiday traditions? Have you decorated your tree yet? Do you go for real or artificial trees — and why?