The Night Stands Still

 

the night stands still

yellow behind the branches

moon viewing

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem’s Time Travel, Ancient Japanese Poetry To Inspire You #3 Hyakunin-isshu, A Hundred Verses From Old Japan, 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 AC/DC –

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Somewhere, an Owl

 

somewhere, an owl

opens the night’s stillness

by her voice

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #894 First Light, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. The inspiration for this haiku came from reading Paloma’s poem and remembering the only time I’ve ever heard an owl hooting nearby.

And, to finish, here’s David Bowie –