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

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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

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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 –