Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
We are counting down to Christmas with haiku here at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. And candles and Christmas are belonging together .... so today we will have candles for prompt. Candles are bringing light, warmth, joy, peace and romance. I can see myself in front of the fireplace on a deerskin, a nice glass of Gluhwein, candlelight, sweet music on the background and the one I love close to me ... sharing her love and warmth with me. Outside snow is falling and gardenlights burning .... at the other side of the street ... the doors of the church are open and awaiting the people to celebrate Christmas ...
As I was preparing this episode a haiku by Buson came to mind, but I had to change it a bit to fit Christmas, but here is the original first:
with another candle--
|Credits: Christmas Candles