A Mesh


a mesh of birdsong

in its weaves the spring flutters



This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #11 “baransu”, 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 Nick Cave –

6 thoughts on “A Mesh

  1. Oh! Quite an image – birdsong as a mesh — wow. Beautifully done, Blake 🙂

    And to cap it off with Nick Cave? A favorite! – and it goes with the haiku perfectly. [Am I gushing?]

    • Thanks, Jen, a gush here and there is always appreciated 😉

      It’s been tricky lately getting three lines together, I must say – I’ve had two lines ready for a prompt and then… zilch. Pfft! But this one came from one of our lovely, sunny(!) spring days, which really deserved all three lines 🙂

      And Nick Cave was an easy choice here, with the birds and capture – glad you enjoyed it!

      • Can empathize with those two-line blues… Ach! Especially this week. But this haiku felt effortless. 🙂

        (Gush gush!) 😉

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