In the Small Hours


in the small hours

in her shape in the bed

only a ghost fits


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #886 the journey continues: writing something, the moon clear, harvest moon, loneliness, 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 Japan –

2 thoughts on “In the Small Hours

    • Thanks, Jen. Another one that benefits from the fact that so much information gets excluded from a haiku, I think.

      I loved Basho’s inspiration haiku that Chev used for this prompt, I must say.

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