stray bits of seashell

old armour

in the laughing spray


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem “Sparkling Stars” #14, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. Beaches and sun were abolished in England by the Magna Carta, so here’s a California song.