Haiku Carpe Diem #97, Crocus

The Carpe Diem Prompt for today is Crocus.

crocus-purple-flowers-in-snowImage Credits

Regal Crocus rises
Snow melts at Spring Princess’ feet
Time for courting nears

~ | ~

Snow’s pallor rampant
Crocus’ purple catches eye
Iris on Iris

~ | ~

Flower of Knossos
Homers’ Cretans sang your praise
In ancient frescos


About jrbsays

Just a regular married father of three type of guy. Writer of Haiku, founder of www.DementiaJourneys.com and other bits and other bobs.
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13 Responses to Haiku Carpe Diem #97, Crocus

  1. siggiofmaine says:

    I thought, read one more haiku before bed…
    picked right one:
    “Snow melts at Spring Princess’ feet”
    “Iris on Iris”
    for sweet dreams…thank you.
    Siggi in Maine


  2. yerpirate says:

    Particular liking for all 3…but last very well done


  3. A very Majestic post JRB. I love the first haiku the most and the last one brought me insight in a picture shared by YerPirate on his blog and in his post for today’s ‘crocus’. Wonderful to see that you’ve used a same imagery as YerPirate. Could it be that Carpe Diem influences our commonly consciousness 🙂


    • jrbsays says:

      It is wonderful to see how the community you have created is growing and, how a single word prompt can inspire such diversity and/or different views of the similar perspectives. Thank you 🙂


  4. kz says:

    all of the three are great! but the first one really stood out for me ^^


  5. artmusedog says:

    very literary type haiku ~ wonderfully penned all!

    (A Creative Harbor) ^_^


  6. Clever! My favourite…yes, the 2nd one. Really enjoyed.


  7. 4joy says:

    ‘iris on iris’ – fabulous line! Loved the intriguing history reference in my favorite one, the last


  8. JazzBumpa says:

    Wonderfully done
    Iris on Iris – fabulous.



  9. I loved the last one. The classic reference is perfect.


  10. WabiSabi says:

    I love the second one!


  11. zennjennc says:

    Loved all three but the firs was my fav!


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