In this Heatwave


in this heatwave

magnolia blossoms especially

sit still


This poem was written in response to the current heatwave in England and the tree outside my office. And, to finish, here’s the Monochrome Set sounding sun-shiney –

A Geisha’s Bow


a geisha’s bow

undone and in the blossoms

the eclipse starts


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1218 Solar Eclipse, 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 Otis Redding and Booker T & the MGs –