On Porcelain

 

on porcelain dolls

on the frosty, still faces

she sees smiles curl

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This poem was written for Carpe Diem “Sparkling Stars” #13, “to the dolls” by Ransetsu, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.