From the Dappled Sun

 

from the dappled sun

out of branches that sway just so

deer are blazing

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem’s “Haiku Writing Techniques” #4, Surprise, 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’s something less than bucolic from The Fall –
 

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In a Fragile Mood

 

in a fragile mood

the sands hold her footprints

perfectly, a while

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #129, Sogi’s 5th haiku, 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’s Elliott Smith with “A Fond Farewell” –