Once a Chink of Blue


once a chink of blue

scraped by snow-capped mountains fell

from an icy sky –

a child caught hold of its wish

fulfilling gem and then


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1211 The 14th Dalai Lama, 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 the Spencer Davis Group –