snowdrops at sunset

in one unending redness

crop of arrows


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #645, Sacred Arrow (Hamayumi or Hama Yumi), 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 an acoustic version of “Broken Arrow” by Neil Young –