Shallow Fountains


Shallow fountains

Look pink where plucked buds float up –

Little deaths tonight


This poem was written for Carpe Diem #598, Large Pink (Nadeshiko) or Carnation, one of the Seven Sacred Autumn Flowers, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.