Before I Feel

 

before I feel

any rain a silver mist forms

on the black cat’s fur

before I woke up today

you were close as the mist

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Time Travel #5, 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 The Tindersticks –

 

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Hid in Tall Rushes

 

hid in tall rushes

two or three hatchlings crying

the rasp of the breeze

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Writing and Enjoying Haiku #3 classical haiku, 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 Queens of the Stone Age –

On Brighton Beach

 

on Brighton beach

I can’t see you anymore

splinters tell the boat

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1222 Beach, 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 Emmylou Harris, the only person on the planet who can wear tasselled gauntlets –