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.”
you leave before dawn a captive of wintry frost kiss on the window The prompt at Carpe Diem’s “Throw that pebble” is Frost.
Photos of last January flow Sun shines on white crystals Pulling on boots and gloves The shovel groans “It’s too cold. Can’t we wait?” I look at today’s forecast Last year’s high is today’s low I can enjoy my pictures of snow (my shovel agrees) **** rub hands together last January’s photo memory’s cold […]
Sun stands still blazing rays drink deeply I keep walking *** good to know you’ve got a friend no matter what the time the season bone chilled or sun filled days someone on whom you can depend * warm and welcome winter’s lantern a shelter from sheer dark and cold a hand to lead through the […]
willow’s tears frozen memories freed in the thaw another heart breaks The last Carpe Diem haiku for March is Weeping Willow.
I breathe in fresh dawn of a new day I look back upon the crisp winter morn before my shovel through the snow it breaks I can see where nature between winter’s thaw is torn but I’ll choose the welcome Pacific spray I wanted to share a Fresh opportunity to share your poetry […]
Memory of the Sun Memory of sun seeps from the heart. Grass grows yellower. Faintly if at all the early snowflakes Hover, hover. Water becoming ice is slowing in The narrow channels. Nothing at all will happen here again, Will ever happen. Against the sky the willow spreads a fan The silk’s torn off. Maybe […]
Between strong legs I look beyond the porch waves of snow hemmed in with ice once I would have savored cold challenging the white waves feeling exuberance of youth I lay down at his feet soaking in homey warmth his knowing reflects in my eyes together we dream by the fire Today I […]
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 […]