Autumn Lamplight

it’s dark by teatime
shadows crowd round the lamplight
butter melts on toast

Kim M. Russell, 14th November 2018

Image result for paintings and artwork of tea and toast in autumn
Cicely Mary Barker, Toast for Tea – image found on Pinterest

My response to Carpe Diem #1544 autumn lamplight (aki no hi)

Today our challenge is to create haiku, tanka or another Japanese poetry form with the given classical kigo, autumn lamplight (aki no hi), for which we have an example:

sewing in the lamplight
I teach spelling to my child —
autumn rain

© Sugita Hisajo

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