A Little Grief

 

a little grief

only a breeze on her lips

and the willows entwined

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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 –

Heady Wine

 

heady wine

the springtime breezes

feasting with sinners

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1190 spring wind (supuringu waindo), 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 Black Crowes –

Blossom Temple Hall

 

blossom temple hall

a scented breeze blows through it

a passed-by door

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Revise That Haiku #7 Wisteria Blossom by Kiyoshi (father of Yozakura), 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  Richard and the Young Lions –

Over Closed Eyelids

 

over closed eyelids

the scent of shadows passing

late summer breeze

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Theme Week (6) 5 “Ask Jane …”, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. The post at CDHK featured another fascinating essay by Jane Reichhold.  I tried to take on-board what Jane said about the fragment and phrase but I’m not sure about this haiku, really.

All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.  And, to finish, here’s the Isley Brothers –

Frayed Gold

 

frayed gold long grass

stems bow in a soft summer

breeze before the blades

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Perpetuum Mobile #1 Introduction to a new feature, 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 Reality (a 70s Dutch funk band, apparently; never heard them before but they’re pretty groovy)  –