the weather peels back

blonde blossoms


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #717, Weather beaten, 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 P J Harvey –

9 thoughts on “Surgically

    • Jarring – absolutely. Imagine how many haiku syllables have been spent on blossoms and the weather over the last 3-4 centuries… Speaking for myself, that tradition has to be jarred against, occasionally, so as to keep it fresh-ish 🙂

  1. Ooh! This is, indeed, jolting! A cold, precise hand directing the weather — and coupled with “Ether” — shudder!

    Nicely done!

    • Directing the weather and the passing seasons with a cold hand… :S

      Yes, I wanted that jolt – whenever things start to feel comfortable it’s time to give the steering wheel a jolt and hope for the best (in writing terms, I mean; not in an automobile sense) 🙂

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