In Delicate Hands

 

in delicate hands

guessing how to feel adored

summer rain

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #753 arts, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. For this prompt we were asked to take inspiration from a work of art. So, as I walked home from Morrison’s yesterday, into a sudden shower, this song was playing in my headphones and the mix of English rain and Minneapolis soul was lovely –

 

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On a Borrowed Bed

 

on a borrowed bed

the unreachable moon tips over

empty hands

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #720, “if taken in my hand”, 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 Tindersticks –