Red Smudge of Dawn


red smudge of dawn

on the back of her young hand

lipstick tests


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1214 dawn, 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 Fun Boy Three –

3 thoughts on “Red Smudge of Dawn

    • Ah yes, my niece stars in this haiku… We used to have fun going birthday shopping for all sorts of toys, now it’s just clothes and make-up [sigh] :S

      • I kinda figured that was your niece 🙂
        Clothes and make up … ai yai yai …
        Will have a drink in your honor tonight. o.O

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