Holiday Aftermath

memories distanced

cellared with endearing care

looming of a void

V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #79 – subtraction

Frank Tassone’s #Haikai Challenge #121 (1/13/20): take down pine (decorations) (matsu osame) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to take down pine (decorations) (matsu osame)–taking down decorations.

my other blog, PoetryPalette


featured image – Pexels

  14 comments for “Holiday Aftermath

  1. 01/14/2020 at 12:48 pm

    I read recently that post holidays void is a real thing. Like your version, Eugi!

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    • 01/14/2020 at 3:18 pm

      I believe it is, V.J. There is a lot of hype and work before the holidays and then it’s gone all too soon. I am glad you enjoyed my version.

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  2. 01/14/2020 at 2:09 pm

    Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:

    #Haiku Happenings #3: Eugenia’s latest haiku for my current #haikai challenge!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. 01/14/2020 at 3:06 pm

    Great use of the prompts Eugenia! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

  4. 01/15/2020 at 11:36 am

    I like the use of the word “cellar” as a verb.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 01/15/2020 at 4:58 pm

      Thank you! I searched for the right word when writing this and I am glad someone took notice.


  5. 01/16/2020 at 5:49 pm

    Sounds a bit ominous. Post-holiday blues. Perfect image you chose, Eugenia. ❤

    Liked by 1 person

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