Hello, Murder

 

”hello, murder” –

the words wheel by the black shapes

happily

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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 –