coldest day of the year – the moon lifts the tide to overflowing © Hoshika Katsumi awaiting the storm weather predictions chill me glad you’re home The Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is Great Cold in our “classic meets modern” month of wonderful prompts.
after the snow Mt. Fuji soars into the clear skies © Shinya Ogata See through glass awakening of winter perfect clarity Cold nose oxygen molecules filled breath deep The prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai was “Clear Sky after snow.”
such a malice cherry blossoms in full bloom the Spring wind! © Chèvrefeuille scattered at my feet arctic cold grasps pink innocence spring picks up pieces children dance around her adults gather in sad fare well hands full of beauty her essence floats off in the basin tears mist away faintest pink remains brown […]
Between the panes it reaches irrespective of my will it howls in singular tone ties my tongue, I feel ill icy it tantalizing streaks lookout for those to spill through the woods it shrieks and I cold and all alone * As we traverse life, there will always be those cold icy patches that reach […]
under the bridge cold crystals meet dreaming of spring Cee does a wonderful black and white photo challenge this week the topic is Weather.
Dawn Awakens rising to warm winter’s day golden horizon candle flickers breaking bleak night’s cold warm welcome This week’s welcome Dpchallenge prompt is Warmth – So fitting on these cold days.
bone chilling cold winter’s darkest moment the soul’s deepest need * crunch beneath boots trees reach to catch snowflakes welcome dawn’s mooring “First Light” is the prompt at Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem.
At Carpe Diem we were just introduced to Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1895) A female poet who knew well the pains and suffering of the sojourner. Upon frost-withered arrowroot pelting vying hailstones— the cold within the sound. ~ Otagaki Rengetsu holding its breath nature waits on the edge of today cold taskmaster ©L. Moon An excellent […]
I took a pose and beautifully fell caught by stiff icy arms elegant red rose * I tried to arise from white blanket cold no hot house warmth flower, snow and stone * lift me as I groan nothing can I feel what once ran free a bleeding heart alone * no tears remain for […]
Caught in a storm crystallized blue wings between barren limbs searching for warmth “Surrender” a cold mocking call small shivers the bold whisper “No, I carry life!” saving beauty’s songs to sing survive shaking off icy arrows cold dance continues no warm hearth scorn of winter’s blanket berries few and withered prevail I must til […]