Pink Streams


pink streams briefly

wind from cherry tree to cherry tree

through Honshu


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #152, Rallentanda’s fourth “friday flowers”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.

This haiku was written after watching an episode of a BBC TV series called ‘Japan: Earth’s Enchanted Islands’, which is highly recommended for all haijin and which you may (or may not) be able to watch here.

And, to finish, here’s Bruce Springsteen –