ssshh… see

a bright sail rests, enviously

still, a half moon


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #182 Ese’s third “in the darkest hour “, another great prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s John Cale –

12 thoughts on “Ssshh

    • This is one of my favourite things about haiku – I stood and looked up at a dazzling half moon and could have written “the half-moon was like a sail”, but from a haiku it’s possible to see a scene that contains an actual sail and boat. I do love those shifting perspectives you get from a haiku 🙂

      Thanks, Georgia.

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