Tiny Blazes


tiny blazes –

where blades of summer grass escape

the lantern’s shadow


This poem was written for Carpe Diem #612, Lantern, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. For some reason, writing this haiku made me think of Bryter Layter by Nick Drake, so here’s an astonishing song from that album.