Heart-shaped Flames


heart-shaped flames

take the ornaments to pieces

and our spirits smile


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #649, Burning Ornaments (Sagichoo), 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 Small Faces –

5 thoughts on “Heart-shaped Flames

    • Well, I tried to stick quite closely to the inspiration behind the prompt, with it being a celebration to please the deities, but with it bit of a modern twist, too. So, I’m glad you liked it. Thanks.

  1. Read one way, a statement … read another way, a plea or a challenge …. especially with the addition of the heart-shaped flame …. very nice!

    • Thanks, Jen. Yes, read as a statement it’s maybe a bit ‘hippyish’ for me 😉

      But hey, I’m in my summer of love, flower-child phase – so that’s groovy! And as a plea, I find it a bit interesting – so, thanks for pointing that out 🙂

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