Phoenix

 

“It burns!” “Yes.”

“So, what’s the trick?” “The trick

is not to mind it burning.”

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #827 Phoenix, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. When I tried thinking about the Phoenix it brought to mind this scene from Lawrence of Arabia –
 

 
So, this post is practically a ‘found poem’; and as a haiku… well, it’s all over the place 🙂

And, to finish, here’s Kasabian –
 

Wings Wide

 

wings wide, but no

rumble of hooves dents the freshness

of dew, Pegasus

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #825 Pegasus, 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 Wings –