All Our Final Straws


all our final straws

hanging on for one last fling

in the scarecrow’s arms


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #123, Richard Wright’s 4th “the scarecrow’s old hat”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.