I Carry Rain

 

I carry rain

usher storms, but once I came

floating into my life

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This poem was written in response to Chèvrefeuille’s Gift To You To Celebrate Our First Luster Of Carpe Diem Haiku Kai #5 Use That Quote, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. The quote in question was from Rabindranath Tagore:

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

So, after a little editing, my haiku is practically a found poem 🙂

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

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 –