Haikai challenge: Samhain

A tanka for Frank Tassone’s haikai challenge.


dark night a candle

in the window lights the way

your wandering feet

drawn homeward your soft breath still—

the sweet scent of rosemary

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

26 thoughts on “Haikai challenge: Samhain”

  1. Hopefully we can find some solace in joined candle light.

    Some celebrate birthdays in the end of October. I just went to a wedding this weekend. There must be some good on all days?

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