Before I Feel

 

before I feel

any rain a silver mist forms

on the black cat’s fur

before I woke up today

you were close as the mist

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Time Travel #5, 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 Tindersticks –

 

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In Beds of Dead Leaves

 

in beds of dead leaves

a black cat tumbles warmly

goodbye kisses

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #4 abalone shells and lovers, 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 Sparklehorse –