Blue

 

blue, curling

smoke round a graveyard pine –

a squirrel I startle

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #24 movement (undou), 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 Elvis –

Frosty Eyes

 

winter starts

to blink this sleepy solstice

from frosty eyes

 

from frosty eyes

a silver squirrel sees new year

blink a little

 

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #631, winter solstice, candles, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.