Frayed Gold


frayed gold long grass

stems bow in a soft summer

breeze before the blades


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Perpetuum Mobile #1 Introduction to a new feature, 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 Reality (a 70s Dutch funk band, apparently; never heard them before but they’re pretty groovy)  –

3 thoughts on “Frayed Gold

    • Thanks, Jen. Because of the ‘perpetual motion’ prompt I kind of wanted each line to move into the next without allowing for any real pause – as you say, a lot going on 🙂

      70s funky guitar! Hey, it’s got to put a smile on your face, right?!

      • Definitely has perpetual motion! 🙂

        And the smile was much-needed. From the beginning I’ve enjoyed all the new music to explore – almost as much as your writing! 🙂

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