Shining Memories

Haiku are some of my favorite poems. They’re tiny and can pack a lot of punch, kind of like fireflies and the magical light they bring.


common eastern (USA) firefly. Français : Photi...

Shining Memories

Tiny lightning bugs
glow like beacons, breaking dark,
in dreams of summer.

A special Carpe Diem prompt highlights a poem by Kyoshi Takahama. His poem was about fireflies that chase away the fears of the night. I tried to emulate his poem with my own haiku.


About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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9 Responses to Shining Memories

  1. jazzbumpa says:

    very nice


  2. Poet Laundry says:

    Glowing like beacons…I like that!

  3. Very well composed haiku Gene. In some way your style of writing is interesting, I like the way you share and explain your thoughts and feelings on the haiku you share here with Carpe Diem. Thank you for being part of this haiku-community.

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  5. 4joyjoanne says:

    love the expression ‘breaking dark’….well-done

  6. I think you have created a haiku very well in the spirit of the original one.

  7. I love relation to dreams of summer.

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