Last Snow


last snow

a raven marches over

the smokers cough


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 –