A Fresh Covering

 

a fresh covering

of snow over last July’s

white clover

counting blessings, mistakes

in another bedroom

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Seven Days Before Christmas 2017 #7 Christmas stress (meditation), another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Liam Clancy and Tommy Makem –

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Across

 

across a dark field

the white cat carries December

snow

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #872 our journey continues: across the field; one patch of a rice field; roots of elegance, 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 Stevie Wonder –
 

The Sound of Snow

 

the sound of snow

harvested from the moon

our pillow talk

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #166 “Autumn” this harvest moon by Chiyo-Ni, 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 Beach Boys  –
 

Last Snow

 

last snow

a raven marches over

the smokers cough

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #12, Resume, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. This post at CDHK summed up all of the haiku writing techniques we’ve been working through over the past few weeks and we were asked to write a new haiku using any of these techniques – so, I think the above haiku probably has an element of juxtaposition and/or surprise.

All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s the Platters –