Nearly Fallen

 

nearly fallen leaves

the low sky lays carefully

a brass ring

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #17 Leap Linkage, 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 Pretenders –
 

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Across

 

across grim

October lakes only raindrops

cast the sun in bits

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #173 Tom D’Evelyn’s essay BASHO AND THE SMACK OF REALITY: A PERSONAL ESSAY ON HAIKU, 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 Beta Band –