All Friends

 

all friends

red sands whipped up by the wind

demons, ghosts

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem’s Theme Week: The Songs Of Milarepa (1) Introduction, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And to finish, here’s R Dean Taylor –

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Paleness

 

ghosting in

vapour by vapour in the blue

that paleness is the moon

 

where last year dangles

on one horn of tonight’s moon

its paleness tilts

 

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #637, Departing Year, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.

Ghosts Offer Kisses

 

Ghosts offer kisses

In slim glimpses at dusk –

Hearts get nailed up

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This poem was written for Carpe Diem #605, Hantu Pisang, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And here’s a song about ghostliness from Norman Greenbaum, complete with great gritty guitar, shaky camera work and a scary moustache.