After Days of Frost

 

after days of frost

a mild dew hangs on the grass

waves of bird song

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This poem was inspired by the brief cracks appearing in the winter, and by the struggle to remember the knack of finding haiku.  And, to finish, here’s Grant Hart –

Swaying in the Sun

 

swaying in the sun

you were right when I saw you

in the deep frost, snowdrops

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This poem was written in response to March 18, 2018: Ostara, another great prompt at Seeds and Sand. The prompt and poems can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Utah Saints, Kate Bush, and some gratuitous slo-mo t & a –

Twilight

 

twilight frost gets ignored

in a doorway, in a basque

in December

 

working in Soho

the street’s damp blooms

in the twilight frost

 

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #124, Richard Wright’s last haiku of this month, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.  Admittedly, the prompt took me a long way from Richard Wright’s haiku this time, but ah well… here are The Pogues.