After a Pearl

 

after a pearl

melted tears and then darkness

the candle knows us

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1253 Thousand Candles, 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 Grant Hart –

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Coy Candlelight

 

coy candlelight

prettier than blue vistas

telling tales

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem’s Seven Days to Christmas” #3, candles, 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 a fine song by Al Green, with a blink-and-you-miss-it reference to candles –