Ekalfwons (Snowflake) An acrostic Poem by Vaughn Seward
Evergreens catch them as they fall Kids roll up a monster ball Across the lake, ice exposed Lilting skaters, juxtaposed Friendly banter turns to clash With pressed balls of alpine ash Opened heart, a Christmas rose Nippy breeze, a droplet froze Settles on her tiny nose
[We have several Renhai in different stages of development which I hope to start posting in the next few days. In the meantime here is a little reverse acrostic winter poem I recently wrote.]
From "The Haiku Anthology" I became interested in Haiku and I have since written numerous haiku, senyru, and tanka. "Masago", my haiku pen-name, means "grain(s) of sand" in Japanese. I have recently started learning Esperanto and Japanese. A few years ago I developed a new eastern verse form which we now call 'Renhai'.