After Days of Frost


after days of frost

a mild dew hangs on the grass

waves of bird song


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 –

After a Pearl


after a pearl

melted tears and then darkness

the candle knows us


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1253 Thousand Candles, 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 Grant Hart –