lightly, tiny birds

will also sing these songs once

I’m dying


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #146, Etsujin’s “covered with cherry blossoms”, 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 Bob Marley –

6 thoughts on “Lightly

    • I love the fact that you saw this post as fun – I was worried the haiku might have read too gloomily. That’s why I was pleased to add the song, which seems like a joyful version of the same idea 🙂

    • Thanks, moondustwriter. Yes, the layers in haiku are one of the elements that I especially like – how the meaning can shift depending on how a person links the three lines in their reading 🙂

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