Lies the Actress Told

 

lies the actress told

escape the black and white

of years

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #134, Fuyuko Tomita’s “actors we all are, she said “, 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 The Velvet Underground –
 

Only Shadows

 

only shadows learn

that clarity in being here

or absent

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #130, Fuyuko Tomita’s “shadow”, 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 the Shadows –