Desire for Spring


forsythia buds
long to bathe in warm sunlight
desire for spring



This month at Carpe Diem Haiku we’re working on kigo ( season) words. That is, words that in this form of poetry is referring to the time of year.
In this episode the prompt words are ” desire for spring” .

Inspired by these examples by Jane

eaves dripping
the candle flame

winter days
a heart runs without panting
to the beach
© JaneReichhold

& these by our host

after the darkness
I am longing for the young leaves
and cherry blossoms

the blooming cherries
watching them in the moonlight
it’s magical

For Carpe Diem Haiku

11 responses to “Desire for Spring

  1. mine are out – sporadically -, as are the yellow winter jasmine flowers. All shivering of course. Pity I don’t much care for yellow flowers :-), but they are better than nothing at this time of the year.
    I admire your prowess with the camera: I have tried and tried to get such a reflecting drop.


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