A Grey Signature

 

a grey signature

on torn yellow paper –

gliding bird

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #795 Papyrus, 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 Isaac Hayes –
 

Old, Worn

 

old, worn, her scarf

tangles in the everlasting

winter

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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!) –
 

Lonelier

 

lonelier

than the sea she crosses –

her father’s bedside

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This poem was written for a friend in response to Carpe Diem Special #160 Lolly’s 2nd bedside vigilance, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, in which we took a wonderful haiku by Lolly as our inspiration. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Jimmy Cliff –
 

bookscover2cover – Chariots

 
Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Chariots, it can be read by clicking on the link. This story was written because I felt as though I lacked a relatively straight ahead sci-fi story, despite all the ‘speculative’ elements that often appear in my fiction.

To finish, here’s Chuck Berry – and the moral of this performance appears to be ‘never trust Parisian microphones…’
 

By Blue Moonlight

 

by blue moonlight

this wedding dress still holds

brittle bits of stars

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #786 buruu muun (blue moon), 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 Mark Lanegan with a song I’d never heard before –