Willow Leaves

 

willow leaves

descend drip by drip to the pool

weep in her absence

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Time Glass #35 weeping willow, 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 Julie London (despite a controversial last minute plea for Justin Timberlake!) –

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Only Shadows

 

only shadows learn

that clarity in being here

or absent

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #130, Fuyuko Tomita’s “shadow”, 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 Shadows –
 

Gold Hair

 

gold hair

drawing shapes in the cold breeze

the absent gold leaves drew

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem “Haiku Writing Techniques” #2, Onomatopoeia, 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 David Bowie with Golden Years –