Black Butterfly


black butterfly

down the yellow hillside it lends

the buttercups cracks


These poems were written in response to On The Trail With Basho Encore #7 butterflies, 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 the Boo Radleys –

3 thoughts on “Black Butterfly

  1. Now this is interesting — the butterfly defining and dividing the yellow. Quite an image — very clever — and very Blake! Another haiku that teaches your readers to *slow down* — before a haiku can be appreciated fully. Very good! 🙂

    • Thanks, Jen. Actually, I was at bookscover2cover yesterday and saw your Crows haibun again – at which point it occurred to me that there might be a hint of your image of flight ‘dotting a line’ here 😉

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