Up and Down the Sunset

 

up and down the sunset

a sphere of tiny flies dance

first blossom

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This poem was inspired by spring unexpectedly interrupting February.  And, to finish, here’s the La’s –

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Loose

 

loose

on the yellow sunset

December ravens

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #881 following Basho into the deep north: Mount Atsumi; a hot day’s sun; Kisagata silk tree, 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 Cream, complete with ludicrous introductory voice-over –
 

Snowdrops

 

snowdrops at sunset

in one unending redness

crop of arrows

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #645, Sacred Arrow (Hamayumi or Hama Yumi), 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 an acoustic version of “Broken Arrow” by Neil Young –