Bookscover2cover – Dance Partners

Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Dance Partners, it can be read by clicking on the link. This story was inspired partly by a story by Samuel Johnson, called The Vulture, and partly by this song by Billie Holiday –

The Stormy Night Sky


the stormy night sky

finds a precipice to fall from –

a crack of bones


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #144, Kala Ramesh’s fifth haiku “thunderclap”, 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 Billie Holiday –