As a Gull Skims

 

as a gull skims

the lake’s silver reflection

will you linger

###

This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1171 wounded heart, 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 the Velvet Underground –

Advertisements

The Deep Green Gaze

 

the deep green gaze

deepens while a still white gull

teardrops the lake

###

This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #806 Lake Victoria, 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 Phoebe Jevtovic Rosquist & David Tayler, performing Philip K. Dick’s favourite song (now that’s one hell of an axe!)  –
 

Distant

 

distant summer grasses

swaying silver mauve green

morning’s music

 

it wears the vast blue

that wears the summer morning –

a gliding gull

###

These poems were written in response to Carpe Diem #767 natsuake (summer morning), 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 Lovin’ Spoonful (with classic 60s sideburns!) –