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 has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. 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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