A Falling


a falling

funeral, beautifully

the wind twists the leaf


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #851 Messenger of the Gods (wind), another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Son House –

6 thoughts on “A Falling

    • An amazing song, hey – the lyric looks at love and emotion with a complexity that novels should aspire to and pop music mostly runs from. I first heard it by The White Stripes 🙂

      And thanks, Jen. Cycling into work the other week a leaf came spiralling down ahead of me so deliberately that it seemed… stately.

      • Ah …. a great introduction then!

        You never know what the wind will do with falling leaves … I’ve seen them fall in slow-motion too. And other times, it’s like a leaf vortex. Nicely captured here!

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