As Bats Steal Out


as bats steal out

a barn’s threadbare timbers go spinning

rickety spells


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #126, Sogi’s “Butterfly home”, 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 is a song by The Byrds, which apparently mentions a bat, briefly…