In Snake Shapes

 

in snake shapes

wind-blown snow crosses the path

behind the sidhe

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1380 present 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 John Lee Hooker –

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Oh! Snake Charmer

 

oh! snake charmer

sigh your palpitating songs

nearer her nudity

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #668, dreams, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, which gave Henri Roussea’s painting “Le Rêve” as our inspiration. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Lloyd Cole and the Commotions –