Youth passes, repasses

 

youth passes, repasses

the smell of water fights

on summer concrete

 

This poem was written in response to a Proustian moment in the recent warm weather. And, to finish, here’s The Stone Roses, briefly –

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Lazier than Late

 

lazier than late

summer sunshine on the lake

three carp dip – rise – dip

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Utabukuro #2 solar eclipse August 21st 2017, 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 Sex Pistols –

Over Closed Eyelids

 

over closed eyelids

the scent of shadows passing

late summer breeze

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Theme Week (6) 5 “Ask Jane …”, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. The post at CDHK featured another fascinating essay by Jane Reichhold.  I tried to take on-board what Jane said about the fragment and phrase but I’m not sure about this haiku, really.

All of the poems in the link-up can be read here.  And, to finish, here’s the Isley Brothers –

Lazily

 

lazily I tread

the soft grass and a summer moth

treads the soft air

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Modern Times Haiku #2 Margaret Chula’s “following my footprints”, 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 Kurt Vile –