Lay Still


lay still, no, stiller

the green lake says to the lily pads

flowering white


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #47 flowers, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. Today was officially the first day of summer in the Blake household because it was the first day that I’ve felt an overwhelming need to listen to Forever Changes by Love –