First Invisible

 

first invisible

each tremble in the White Clover

is a bee’s slow walk

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1207 Non-Resistance, 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 Prince –

 

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In Delicate Hands

 

in delicate hands

guessing how to feel adored

summer rain

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #753 arts, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. For this prompt we were asked to take inspiration from a work of art. So, as I walked home from Morrison’s yesterday, into a sudden shower, this song was playing in my headphones and the mix of English rain and Minneapolis soul was lovely –

 

Icy Moon

 

icy moon so vast –

look up and expect secrets

to flood the night

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #619, The Oak Moon (The Full Moon of December), another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. For musical accompaniment, here’s something that Prince is due to have removed from YouTube any minute now…