By My Pillow


by my pillow

legs entwine as spiders

eat each other


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1230 glass sculpture (R.Loy, The Netherlands), 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 Blondie –

Torn Silk Trembles


Torn silk trembles

Palaces crash down like dust –

Long delayed spring clean


This poem was written for Carpe Diem “Little Creatures” #9 “spiders”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai.  And, to follow the poem, here’s a delicate song about spiders.