Your Sheltering Arms


your sheltering arms

moonlight on the cicada’s

cast off shell


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Time Travel #2 The Tale of Genji, 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 Jerry Lee Lewis –


5 thoughts on “Your Sheltering Arms

    • I must say I thought the imagery of the moonlight on the cast off cicada shell was fairly fragile and tenuous… but one of the great things about haiku is how open it is to interpretation 🙂

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