Winter Lies Still

 

winter lies still

behind the blossoms, whistling

a wren’s song

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Little Creatures #20, “Wren”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Tom Waits –
 

In the White Blossom

 

in the white blossom

petals that fall each second

each second

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars # 21, Buson’s “I came to the cherry blossoms”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Nick Drake –
 

Glittery City

 

glittery city

a smashed blossom of bright shards

strewn in greeting

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Ghost Writer #37, Georgia on Frost, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And here’s Dr John, talking about walking on glass in Milton Keynes, probably…