Only Two Left

 

only two left!
I never heard anyone shriek
so hard for so long
and the lake will be stiller now
near the mother goose

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #8 Free Styling, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai.  All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Lene Lovich –

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Old Magpie

 

old magpie

the gaps in its feathers

weigh a ton

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1306 The Secret Well of Life, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s the Allman Brothers Band –