A Little Grief


a little grief

only a breeze on her lips

and the willows entwined


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem’s Time Travel, Ancient Japanese Poetry To Inspire You #1 little I should grieve, 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 the Patsy Cline –

3 thoughts on “A Little Grief

  1. This is exquisite, Blake … I think it’s one of your best. Really, I have no words.

    And then ya added Patsy Cline …. sigh … one of my favorites.

    • Yes, she’s one of my favourite voices too. And what a great version this is 🙂

      I’m still struggling to rustle up the third lines for haiku [sigh] – I had to go for a walk to find the last line here, and luckily the blustery wind was pushing the willows into each other. So glad you liked it 🙂

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