On Brighton Beach


on Brighton beach

I can’t see you anymore

splinters tell the boat


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1222 Beach, 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 Emmylou Harris, the only person on the planet who can wear tasselled gauntlets –