Its Yellow Fin


its yellow fin

ripples once, twice, to keep the carp

still as spring moves in


This poem was inspired by the lovely fish in a lovely garden pond at a grubby little office.  And, to finish, here’s Ash –

Lazier than Late


lazier than late

summer sunshine on the lake

three carp dip – rise – dip


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Utabukuro #2 solar eclipse August 21st 2017, 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 Sex Pistols –