Before the Warmth

 

before the warmth

of tears, eyelashes clink with frost

in winter darkness

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #848 Frosted Grass, 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 Elmore James –
 

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Teary Mascara

 

Teary mascara

In the debris of each blink –

Eyelash feasts for mites

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This poem was written for Carpe Diem #602, Symbiotic, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.