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

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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 –