Dragged From the Waves

 

dragged from the waves

the days had songs and feasts once

cormorant fishing

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1217 Cormorant fishing (Ukai), 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 My Bloody Valentine –

Lightly

 

lightly, tiny birds

will also sing these songs once

I’m dying

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #146, Etsujin’s “covered with cherry blossoms”, 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 Bob Marley –
 

Skylarks

 

dew quivers

as the skylark’s singing goes

lonelier then

 

last dewdrops

and first tears evaporate

a skylark’s singing

 

lonelier songs

emerge from nights in the dew

skylark by skylark

 

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These poems were written in response to Carpe Diem Time Machine #6: Skylark, 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 Jeff Beck Group –