In Half-light that’s Worn

 

in half-light that’s worn

like a hat that’s tilted

small December birds

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1313 The One True Light, 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 Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin –

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Loose

 

loose

on the yellow sunset

December ravens

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #881 following Basho into the deep north: Mount Atsumi; a hot day’s sun; Kisagata silk tree, 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 Cream, complete with ludicrous introductory voice-over –
 

Across

 

across a dark field

the white cat carries December

snow

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #872 our journey continues: across the field; one patch of a rice field; roots of elegance, 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 Stevie Wonder –
 

Under Amber

 

under amber

lights the smell of pine needles

dropped this December

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #870 prologue: a door of grass; spring departing; how glorious, 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 Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris –