the old year’s over
in a flash of fireworks
all that’s left is smoke
Kim M. Russell, 1st January 2019
My response to Carpe Diem #1574 New Year’s Eve
In the first episode of 2019, in a month in which we will be exploring classical and modern kigo for winter, we are celebrating the new year with a modern kigo taken from Jane Reichhold’s A Dictionary of Haiku: New Year’s Eve.