Taste Strawberries

 

taste strawberries

at night – a dark gauze of stockings –

you redden my tongue

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #781 Ichigo (Strawberry), 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 Byrds –
 

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Chilled

 

chilled to the taste

the sky could be poured in a glass

though this thirst still lasts

 

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #125, Sogi’s first “this autumn sky”, 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 an elemental drinking song from George Jones (man, where d’you get a suit like that??) –