On a New Soft Shoe

 

on a new soft shoe

that will crush us in the morning

cockroach

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1221 Cockroach (Gokiburi), 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 Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris –

Under Amber

 

under amber

lights the smell of pine needles

dropped this December

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #870 prologue: a door of grass; spring departing; how glorious, 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 Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris –
 

Las Vegas Widow – bookscover2cover

 
Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover. This one is called Las Vegas Widow and can be read by clicking on the link. The story was written last year, after I’d been participating in writing prompts for a while and had enjoyed visiting numerous posts in which shady male characters got their just deserts. I thought that Sue Blake should have a story like that – plus I felt like writing about a lion tamer, as you do…

To finish, here’s a song by Gram Parsons –