From a very hard frost, when I wake, I find a very great thaw, and my house overflown with it, which vexed me.
At the office and home, doing business all the morning. Then dined with my wife and sat talking with her all the afternoon, and then to the office, and there examining my copy of Mr. Holland’s book till 10 at night, and so home to supper and bed.

from my house
overflow of talk
the land at night

Erasure haiku derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Friday 12 December 1662.

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