Amsterdam Canal


Amsterdam canal

the boat’s rickety prow graced

by a heron


a heron’s grace

the fisherman’s nod, a smile

for tourists he sails by


These poems are holiday snaps, really, after visiting the lovely Netherlands.  And, to finish, here’s The Waterboys –

From a Sunset


from a sunset back

to a fish’s scales and back

in fisherman’s hands


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #665, Sunset (over the Harbour), 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 Muddy Waters –