In this Heatwave


in this heatwave

magnolia blossoms especially

sit still


This poem was written in response to the current heatwave in England and the tree outside my office. And, to finish, here’s the Monochrome Set sounding sun-shiney –

Small Magnolia


small magnolia

shadows roll from each raindrop

a necklace’s beads


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1075 beads (in honor of Jane), 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 Ryan Adams –