who permits it
as white-tipped wings flutter gold
through dead leaves
This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #122, Richard Wright’s 3rd haiku “The Violet Beds,” another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here are the White Stripes singing about mulch.