Then a Crocodile

 

then a crocodile

small and waving violets by the church

of children

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #143, Kala Ramesh’s “wild violets”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s T Rex –
 

From the Lighthouse

 

from the lighthouse

jagged beams search the black shapes –

a blind cat’s wail

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This poem was written in response to Heeding Haiku With HA: Noise, another great prompt hosted by HA at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Blind Willie McTell –
 

In the White Blossom

 

in the white blossom

petals that fall each second

each second

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars # 21, Buson’s “I came to the cherry blossoms”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Nick Drake –