storm recedes

virus from China
hurricane unleashed on world
hunker down inside
when we dare remove our masks
feel the sun on our faces

My father died last year of covid-induced dementia. He lived a full 87 years. By God’s grace, we’ll see each other again! Link to Carpe Diem Haiku Kai.

The Great Wall – Einar Englund

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai’s December theme, Let the Music Inspire You.


invaders threaten

emperor orders wall be built

red dragon parade