Dancing Echoes

Beats Stumbling Around in Silence


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Windhorse

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Purification
Drying in tropical wind
Bless the surroundings
Five different earth elements
Sky, air, water, fire, earth
Represent health, harmony
Prayers blown by the wind
Spread goodwill and compassion
Through simple laundry Lung ta

In response to: Carpe Diem Special #186 Georgia’s 2nd “days of Christmas” (choka)


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Post Crush

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Nature’s bright stained glass
Gnarled old vines twist and turn
In arthritic pose
Still produce bountiful yield
Deep ruby nectar
Warming blood and libido
Glorious bouquet
Jammy dark fruit, chocolate
Leathery finish
Heady inebriation
Dionysus smiles
With religious ecstasy
Theatre played in grape and vine

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Waning golden light
Cool Pacific breezes swirl
Calm post frenzied crush
When Brix was running peak
In all its sublime sweetness

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI: Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #56 Choka (or Nagauta), Japanese “long poem”