Oh! Snake Charmer


oh! snake charmer

sigh your palpitating songs

nearer her nudity


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #668, dreams, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, which gave Henri Roussea’s painting “Le Rêve” as our inspiration. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Lloyd Cole and the Commotions –