The Bonfire – Haiku-Style Poem

bonfire

Image by István Asztalos from Pixabay

99 Words for a flash fiction challenge over at Carrot Ranch.

 

Firewood is gathered

Firepit is made, wood is placed

Kindling set throughout

 

A match is stricken

Holding the flame to the twigs

Smoldering begins

 

Seconds pass quickly

Twigs caught, setting wood a fire

Bonfire has begun

 

Aroma intense

Flickering flames hypnotize

Heat is powerful

 

People gather round

Rubbing their hands together

Over the fire’s glow

 

Someone starts a song

Everyone joins in singing

Party has started

 

Guitars are brought out

Strumming and picking is heard

Hands clap out a beat

 

Cheerful happiness

Cold lagers are abundant

People having fun

 

The moon is shining

Fire is blazing overhead

Submersing begins

 

© Susan Zutautas

 

 

Published by Susan Zutautas

A Canadian girl, born in Montreal, mother of three grown boys that lives with her husband in Ontario. Published author and poet. Loves to write flash fiction. Author of New In Town and two children's books which can be found on Amazon.

13 thoughts on “The Bonfire – Haiku-Style Poem

Please let me know you were here. Have a great day!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: