Hello, Murder


”hello, murder” –

the words wheel by the black shapes



This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars #22, Basho’s “where the hototogisu is singing”, 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 Pogues –