the first step... journey begins - Haiku

I am discovering 'The Narrow Road to Deep North' by Matsuo Basho in Carpe Diem Haiku Kai this month.

Basho's journal of the journey interspersed with verses is a great inspiration for writing and a difficult one too.

lost within
the pilgrim steps forward
-peace echoes

my good friends
-seagulls wave
Prompt by and Shared with-
Carpe Diem #870 prologue: a door of grass; spring departing; how glorious