slithery rainbows

in grey puddles and at their end

black gold lies


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Time Glass #16, Rainbow, 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 a song about ungolden gold by the Stone Roses –