After a Pearl

 

after a pearl

melted tears and then darkness

the candle knows us

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1253 Thousand Candles, 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 Grant Hart –

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Skylarks

 

dew quivers

as the skylark’s singing goes

lonelier then

 

last dewdrops

and first tears evaporate

a skylark’s singing

 

lonelier songs

emerge from nights in the dew

skylark by skylark

 

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These poems were written in response to Carpe Diem Time Machine #6: Skylark, 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 the Jeff Beck Group –