Old Cedar

 

old cedar

gnarled from the weather’s grip

saying our goodbyes

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This poem was inspired by the photo of a Colorado cedar, which was taken by Paloma during her travels on the road.  Unfortunately, I can’t seem to find a working link to any of Paloma’s blogs to share here (!?).

And, to finish, here’s Ian Dury and the Blockheads –

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Old Magpie

 

old magpie

the gaps in its feathers

weigh a ton

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1306 The Secret Well of Life, 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 Allman Brothers Band –

Old, Worn

 

old, worn, her scarf

tangles in the everlasting

winter

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Modern Times Haiku #1 mother’s scarf, 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 Simon & Garfunkel (Art never looked hotter!) –