In the Small Hours

 

in the small hours

in her shape in the bed

only a ghost fits

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #886 the journey continues: writing something, the moon clear, harvest moon, loneliness, 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 Japan –
 

From their Golden Bed

 

from their golden bed

I disturb the damselflies

mating, violently

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem 754 meadow, 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 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers –