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Every day visits*
From Moose, Goose, and Orb Weaver
All seized by Haiku


"Why moose and goose?" you may ask. Back on 2/04/13 Pirate wrote a haiku with an elk in it, and I responded with
one with a moose and then included him every day. A few days later in comments Mystic asked "Where's the goose?"
So I started including her with this post on 2/07. A week later on the 14th, Mark Readfern
asked for and received a spider. The rest is history.

*Well, most days, anyway. Grant me a bit of poetic license.

Monday, January 14, 2013

Carpe Diem #96 -- Embers

EMBERS



Embers still glowing
In the chill of midwinter
Ashes are warm snow

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A fire's last remnant
Glowing in the still darkness
When night has fallen

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The faint glow smolders
If fire leaves a memory
Those thoughts are embers

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The fire still endures
And the warm glow yet remains
We are old lovers

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9 comments:

  1. I like that last haiku. 'we're old lovers' what a nice line ... everlasting love is the strongest way to love each other. Thank you for sharing this gem on Carpe Diem.

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  2. Very picturesque, JzB. "Ashes are warm snow" stays on the back of my mind even when I have got to the last haiku. Ese

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  3. omg that last haiku is so so so sweet! ^^ melted my heart

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  4. Wonderful contrasts with snow, and ember as the warmth in a relationship..

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  5. fabulous and hot, this set ..... the first is my favorite - another poster likened white embers to snow, and this visual is haunting me now....

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  6. These are fabulous. I like the last one most of all too. "Old lovers"

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  7. Beautiful, descriptive haiku! But I especially loved the sensitive reflection of:
    If fire leaves a memory
    Those thoughts are embers...

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