And so it was
This stern unrelenting soul
That did things his way
Blowing in the wind
Free at last
Ashes to ashes
For Carpe Diem Haiku where the challenge is to write a poem (usually not a cherita) inspired by verse below. For further reading on that prompt go here.
Then to this earthen Bowl did I adjourn
My Lip the secret Well of Life to learn:
And Lip to Lip it murmured – “While you live
Drink ! – for once dead you never shall return.
© Omar Khayyam (Tr. FitzGerald)