White Witch in Winter

Winter Berries

Conjure me a warm day;
Bend holly into a wreath.
Leave trinkets where they lay,
Intertwine grasses from the heath.

Weave in some dried lavender,
Intersperse some winter berries,
Neglect not magical provender,
Add a curl of thyme for the fairies.

In the gloaming, carry it nigh.
“With some warmth, you’ll be blessed,”
Spake the White Witch’s soft sigh.
“I take with joy these things for my nest.”

Copyright 2014 Brenda Davis Harsham

Notes: Inspired by the Sunday Whirl, Wordle 144.

26 thoughts on “White Witch in Winter

    • Glad you think so. I had a great time writing it, it was so much easier than a sonnet. LOL I don’t know why I enjoy torturing myself with all this rhyming, but I do.

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  1. White she is this day…but alas the sun shines through the bitter cold.
    A few years back I had several unpleasant conversations about how haiku should be interpreted. I however like that haiku allows us to mold it to our liking – and I like this – I can imagine that bathhouse, with a little crescent moon carved in the door…

    Have you seen this new haibun prompt site? My contribution is here:
    http://julesinflashyfiction.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/haibun-january-plays-whisper-down-the-lane/
    ~Jules

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    • I’ll come take a look soon. I saw a new prompt by Anja and Elephant. I plan to think it over some more soon, but right now, I’m working on a fairy drawing, LOL. my daughter loves when I draw her fairies. 🙂 Cheers, Brenda

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