Ssshh

 

ssshh… see

a bright sail rests, enviously

still, a half moon

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #182 Ese’s third “in the darkest hour “, another great prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s John Cale –
 

In a Mess

 

in a mess

of howling at her shoulder

the bared winds

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #858 Throat Songs of the Steppes, another great prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Joy Division –
 

bookscover2cover – Corpus

 

Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Corpus, it can be read by clicking on the link. I wrote this story partly as an a exercise in atmosphere, partly out of annoyance with all of that true crime bollocks and partly to reclaim centre stage for one of the victims, for once. Essentially, it’s a political piece, probably.

And to finish, here’s Ella Fitzgerald –