Its Yellow Fin


its yellow fin

ripples once, twice, to keep the carp

still as spring moves in


This poem was inspired by the lovely fish in a lovely garden pond at a grubby little office.  And, to finish, here’s Ash –

By the Flying Fox


by the flying fox

I felt her kisses brushed off

the first spring wind


This poem was written in response to April 1, 2018, another great prompt at Seeds and Sand. The prompt and poems can be read here. Here’s the Flying Fox, looking quaint and English –

flying fox

And, to finish, here’s Rory Gallagher –

Heady Wine


heady wine

the springtime breezes

feasting with sinners


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1190 spring wind (supuringu waindo), 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 Black Crowes –