Used Up

 

used up the arrows

bent broke – splinters at our feet

fuck it – aim again

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #831 Ohmato Taikai (Festival of the Great Target), 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 MC5–
 

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Snowdrops

 

snowdrops at sunset

in one unending redness

crop of arrows

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #645, Sacred Arrow (Hamayumi or Hama Yumi), 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 an acoustic version of “Broken Arrow” by Neil Young –