In the Willow’s Shade

 

in the willow’s shade

even the sun knows the lonely

coolness

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1225 cool, cool evening, cool wind (Suzushi,Ryofu), 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 INXS –

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A Cool Prickle

 

a cool prickle

as summer rain hits my bare skin

the earth smells warm

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These poems were written in response to Carpe Diem #768 tsuyu (rainy season), 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 Bill Withers –