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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Once a Chink of Blue

 

once a chink of blue

scraped by snow-capped mountains fell

from an icy sky –

a child caught hold of its wish

fulfilling gem and then

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1211 The 14th Dalai Lama, 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 Spencer Davis Group –