the old elm
its darkness perfected
by snow


6 Responses

  1. Peggy Bilbro Says:

    This is lovely! Such a stark and beautiful image!

  2. Nancy Rapp Says:

    well done! just beautiful! exemplifies my love of trees so perfectly! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Christopher-Calvin Pollrd Says:

    splendid ?

    can the ?its? be removed ? to punch up both the literal and fugitive darkness !

  4. Christopher-Calvin Pollard Says:


    (of course now i am haunted by ?fugitive darkness?)

  5. Mike Schoenburg Says:

    my old silver maple
    I forget
    to love it

  6. martin1223 Says:

    moonless deep in the oak owl’s call

    Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2019

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