Frail

 

frail, autumnal

moonlight falls on a tremble

among leaves

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #165 Autumn 1st episode “light of the full moon”, 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 Guided By Voices  –
 

By Blue Moonlight

 

by blue moonlight

this wedding dress still holds

brittle bits of stars

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #786 buruu muun (blue moon), 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 Mark Lanegan with a song I’d never heard before –
 

I Always Miss You

 

I always miss you –

as clear moonlight passes through

the silver lake

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu, N. Scott Momaday’s “the Delight Song of Tsoai-talee”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. My favourite line from the ‘Delight Song’ is this:

“I am the long track of the moon in a lake”

– so, I wrote around that image, of a fashion.

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