In Beds of Dead Leaves

 

in beds of dead leaves

a black cat tumbles warmly

goodbye kisses

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #4 abalone shells and lovers, 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 Sparklehorse –

Goodbye Kisses

 

Goodbye kisses

Glow on lips, still

Like your body glowed

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This poem was written for Carpe Diem Special # 113, Shiba Sonome’s 4th “longing for someone”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai.  All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.