Troiku

on the credenza
the images of ancestors
lighted by a candle
© Chèvrefeuille

on the credenza
birthday cake still in the box
first birthday party

flickering shadows –
the images of ancestors
cast by candle light

lighted by a candle
ancestors past and present
in whispered prayer

Pat R

9/24/17

For Carpe Diem Haiku: Meditation Troiku

15 responses to “Troiku

  1. Your twist in the second stanza caught my attention too…great creative initiative! The overall troiku creates beautiful images. For me starting with a birthday cake almost implies candles so there is candlelight right from the beginning.

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