Written by the Pines


written by the pines

a thousand stories drift by

for a dog


This poem was written in response to March 12, 2018: Riding with Sammy, another great prompt at Seeds and Sand. The prompt and poems can be read here. And, to finish, for Sammy the Boxer, here’s James Jewel Osterberg –




mauve at evening –

snow makes the street

a better story



starred to death

in the weather’s glass


These poems were written in response to Carpe Diem Special #37, the second haiku by Richard Wright “in the falling snow”, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.