cold fire

21 August, 2019

vision slowly dims

cold fire stabs, twists, numbs, constricts

arteries explode


© Freya Pickard 2019


This is a scheduled post and is part of The Kaerling series of haiku I’m posting over the Summer. Discover more at Silver Fire!

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15 June, 2018

who denies pluto

will surely answer for it

when darkness is all


© Francis James Franklin 2018


Francis James Franklin has a contrary sense of humour and a passion for writing; his blog is littered with irreverent poetry, fantastic fiction and miscellaneous musings. Discover more at Alina Meridon.


I concur with this haiku’s sentiments. How can we, as mere humans, define the universe around us when really, we know nothing …


This haiku is part of our Celestial Bodies theme!

7 – 13

13 July, 2015
freefall in darkness
candles burning forever
memories cluster
© Freya Pickard 2015

8 – 11

11 August, 2014
red-purple and bright
green the wavy-edged leaves grow
from darkness to light
© Freya Pickard 2014

5 – 2

2 May, 2014
gleaming darkness perched
against bright green new leaves, the
carrion crow waits
© Freya Pickard 2014

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