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 –

Advertisements

On a New Soft Shoe

 

on a new soft shoe

that will crush us in the morning

cockroach

###

This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1221 Cockroach (Gokiburi), 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 Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris –

Under Amber

 

under amber

lights the smell of pine needles

dropped this December

###

This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #870 prologue: a door of grass; spring departing; how glorious, 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 Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris –