The saffron sun breaks dawn on dark upland winter-worn fields. Farm hands disc remnant stubble, dry plant-carrion,and cover crop.
Frost gilt furrows shimmer crystal cold. Strange how light is often associated with warmth then not when the moon is full.
Mists rise on old bean rows from rabbit burrows and occasional ground-hog hole. King snake knows them all.
hawk stoops frosty air
dove flock scatters wary flight
moon fades gold orb wan
12 April, 2018
National Poetry Writing Month 2018
Haibun poetic form
Matsuo Basho, 17th century C.E.
Objective descriptive prose poem that relates to the haiku in a fashion chosen by the poet.