Procession #midnighthaiku

A passionless bride
Elegant simplicity
Hiding a cold heart

Virginal bells chime
Incongruous threnody
Weaves a golden pall
The chalice fills with sunlight
Snow melts into memory

For Frank J. Tassone’s Haikai Challenge

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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13 Responses to Procession #midnighthaiku

  1. Suzanne says:

    What a lovely poem. The last two lines are really beautiful.


  2. willowdot21 says:

    Both lovely 💜


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  4. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:
    #Haiku Happenings #7: Sue Vincent’s latest #midnighthaiku for my current #haikai challenge!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Jules says:

    I went with a haibun this go round.
    Lovely verses.
    Threnody – new word, thank you.


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