In a Fragile Mood


in a fragile mood

the sands hold her footprints

perfectly, a while


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” –

12 thoughts on “In a Fragile Mood

  1. Wonderfully fragile in that last line — “perfectly, a while” — perfectly accompanied with the song, too. This haiku leaves such an achy feeling behind.

      • Pfft YT makes it up as it goes along. I remember clicking a link on BIOLI of a British band, which was viewable in Peeay but not here – I was fuming! “But… these are my people!!” 😛

      • You may be right!

        Remember how ticked off I was about your being able to see tons and tons of Bob Dylan — while he was totally unavailable here? Suddenly, tons of Dylan videos are available here.

        At least for a little bit. o.O

    • Well, that’s very kind of you to say! 😀

      I haven’t had much time lately, but I’ll be visiting to see what’s been happening in the world of Greek mythology soon 😉

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