Sprung – A Haiku

sprung

Gloomy equinox

Does so little to banish

Winter’s cold hard knocks.

Emma Hyde, age 26, 21/03/2017


I’ve been very quiet recently, but as it is World Poetry Day, I thought it appropriate to post a little haiku written last year. Enjoy! 🙂

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Frostbitten – Tanka

frostbitten

 

Sharp icicle teeth

Bite and tear at fragile blooms,

Death stalks the garden.

Plants succumb to icy barbs

As frozen petals harden.

 

Glist’ning ‘neath the frost,

Dressed in glittered finery,

Flowers splendid still;

For all the death Winter brings,

Beauty reigns despite the chill.

 

Emma H, age 26, 14/11/2017