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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Clearer Autumn

 

clearer autumn

darkness for us left behind

in a bright leaf’s fall

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special (2nd guest) Kala Ramesh’s 5th “with all the stars”, 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 Bonnie Prince Billy –