I always miss you –
as clear moonlight passes through
the silver lake
This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu, N. Scott Momaday’s “the Delight Song of Tsoai-talee”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. My favourite line from the ‘Delight Song’ is this:
“I am the long track of the moon in a lake”
– so, I wrote around that image, of a fashion.
All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Scott Walker –