Thankful to See

 

thankful to see

on a thread of birdsong

first blossom

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1390 The Flute Weeps, 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 P J Harvey –

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The Streets Kept Turning

 

the streets kept turning

a startled mauve before

the thunder

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1381 Thunder and Lightning, 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 Yazoo –

A Sackful of Pearls

 

“a sackful of pearls –

all that’s left,” the pedlar wipes

beads of sweat

 

off hands full of shadows

under a crumbling desert arch

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1374 The Levant, 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 Roxy Music –