In the Bardo

 

in the bardo

I feel sorry for those gods

who’ll threaten us

with wrath and blood thirstiness –

fucking amateurs

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1210 Tibetan Book Of Dead (Bardo Thodol), 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 Junior Parker –

The Gods are Bored

 

the gods are bored

talking men

into butchery

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #699, depression, 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 Sex Pistols –