Over Bluebells

 

over bluebells

a certain kind of loneliness

a robin stands still

 

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #15 birdcage, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, and one that includes a wonderful essay by Jane Reichhold about how to write haiku.  Having forgotten most of what I used to know about writing haiku it was fascinating to re-read Jane’s tips 🙂

All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s the Young Marble Giants –

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Hazily, Blue

 

hazily, blue

bells are parted by each footstep –

her silence arrives

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #732 “A bell at sunset”, 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 Chet Baker –