they patrol

on wires ————–


                                 ——— at precise angles

hungry dragonflies




so beautiful so long

as I am this size



These poems were written in response to Carpe Diem Special #139, Santoka Taneda’s “the dragon flies”, 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 Talking Heads –