In the Willow’s Shade


in the willow’s shade

even the sun knows the lonely



This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1225 cool, cool evening, cool wind (Suzushi,Ryofu), 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 INXS –

8 thoughts on “In the Willow’s Shade

    • I like the fact that your take on the haiku is pleasant and restful. I must admit my take was more along the lines of universal loneliness 🙂

    • This is a great performance of a cracking single, isn’t it 🙂

      Thanks, Jen. The “haiku muscles” have started to get back into shape, gradually. It’s amazing how quickly you lose the knack, though 😛

    • Thanks, Chèvrefeuille. Willows rather lend themselves to haiku writing, don’t they – it’s fortunate since there are lots of them around here 🙂

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