On a New Soft Shoe

 

on a new soft shoe

that will crush us in the morning

cockroach

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1221 Cockroach (Gokiburi), 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 Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris –

Twilight Born

 

twilight born

on the bare tree’s silhouette

go three ravens

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1220 Twilight, 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 Only Ones –

Dragged From the Waves

 

dragged from the waves

the days had songs and feasts once

cormorant fishing

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1217 Cormorant fishing (Ukai), 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 My Bloody Valentine –