Showers Then

 

showers then

old gold lays on the hedgerows

the mist’s thin pockets

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #9 Naked Rock (AHA-poetry 2013), another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Les “Them” –

Blossom Temple Hall

 

blossom temple hall

a scented breeze blows through it

a passed-by door

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Revise That Haiku #7 Wisteria Blossom by Kiyoshi (father of Yozakura), another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s  Richard and the Young Lions –

From Autumn’s Weird Light

 

from autumn’s weird light

the low clouds as battered gold

as the lost leaves

each breath off the lake dimly

rustles as we grow distant

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #7 Teika’s third Tanka Writing Technique “Elegant beauty”, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s The House of Love –