spring snow
purifies earth and heaven –
our enemies perish

© Mizuhara Shûôshi

spring snow
nearly indistinguishable
fallen white irises

purifies earth and heaven –
needed from time to time
a ritual cleansing

our enemies perish
rendered moot like
infinitesimal cosmic debris

Copyright © Dorna Hainds

Response to Carpe Diem #1675 Troiku Month (4) spring snow


4 thoughts on “SPRING SNOW

  1. That was a tricky haiku to work with, Dorna! I like the meaning you’ve distilled from it, especially the ritual cleansing and the cosmic debris.


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