waning moon
the score of your song
in every snowflake

from an open clam shell
mountain lake

snow flurries
from the breast of a song thrush
morning sky

the blue eye of the breeze

fire coals
the darker crackle
of pond ice

Claire Everett's haiku, tanka and other poems have appeared in Lyrical Passion Poetry e-zine, Simply Haiku, Sketchbook, Haiku News and Bolts of Silk. Recently she won 2nd and 3rd place in the Think Tanka 2010. She lives with her husband, five children and two beautiful cats in County Durham, England.