Empty of Wishing

 

empty of wishing

take a ride on the wind’s horse

first flake of snow

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1363 Taklamakan Desert (the “Sea of Death”) (Northern route), 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 The Fall –

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From the Dappled Sun

 

from the dappled sun

out of branches that sway just so

deer are blazing

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem’s “Haiku Writing Techniques” #4, Surprise, 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 something less than bucolic from The Fall –