Your Sheltering Arms

 

your sheltering arms

moonlight on the cicada’s

cast off shell

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Time Travel #2 The Tale of Genji, 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 Jerry Lee Lewis –

Far-off Echoes

 

far-off echoes

of an ocean to get back to

I’m an empty shell

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1043 emptiness, 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 the Raveonettes –