Over Closed Eyelids

 

over closed eyelids

the scent of shadows passing

late summer breeze

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Theme Week (6) 5 “Ask Jane …”, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. The post at CDHK featured another fascinating essay by Jane Reichhold.  I tried to take on-board what Jane said about the fragment and phrase but I’m not sure about this haiku, really.

All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.  And, to finish, here’s the Isley Brothers –

Even This Rain

 

even this rain

tastes wildly of blossoms

falling in soft sheets

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #749 rain, 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 Isley Brothers –