By the Flying Fox

 

by the flying fox

I felt her kisses brushed off

the first spring wind

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This poem was written in response to April 1, 2018, another great prompt at Seeds and Sand. The prompt and poems can be read here. Here’s the Flying Fox, looking quaint and English –

flying fox

And, to finish, here’s Rory Gallagher –

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In Beds of Dead Leaves

 

in beds of dead leaves

a black cat tumbles warmly

goodbye kisses

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Universal Jane #4 abalone shells and lovers, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Sparklehorse –

Ghosts Offer Kisses

 

Ghosts offer kisses

In slim glimpses at dusk –

Hearts get nailed up

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This poem was written for Carpe Diem #605, Hantu Pisang, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And here’s a song about ghostliness from Norman Greenbaum, complete with great gritty guitar, shaky camera work and a scary moustache.