Old, Worn


old, worn, her scarf

tangles in the everlasting



This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Modern Times Haiku #1 mother’s scarf, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Simon & Garfunkel (Art never looked hotter!) –

3 thoughts on “Old, Worn

  1. Haven’t heard this song in ages …. ah …The Bangles! 😀

    A great response!!!! Placing “winter” alone, at the end … the emphasis is very powerful .

    • Some great lines in this song – I almost went with the S & G version, but… this does rock 🙂

      One of those haiku lines where ‘less is more’, perhaps – though it’s often tricky to walk away from those unused syllables… 😛

      Thanks, Jen!

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