Yukibare #haiku #photography #snow

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.”

Cherry Blossom Carried Away

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 […]

Wind Blown #devotion #poetry #photography

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 […]

Welcome Warmth #haiku #dpchallenge

    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.

Edge of Cold #haiku #photography #poem #storms

  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 […]

Bleeding heart #poetry #photography #valentine

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 […]

Defying Winter #poetry #photography #nature

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 […]

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