In the Bardo


in the bardo

I feel sorry for those gods

who’ll threaten us

with wrath and blood thirstiness –

fucking amateurs


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1210 Tibetan Book Of Dead (Bardo Thodol), 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 Junior Parker –