The Streets Kept Turning

 

the streets kept turning

a startled mauve before

the thunder

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1381 Thunder and Lightning, 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 Yazoo –

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The Stormy Night Sky

 

the stormy night sky

finds a precipice to fall from –

a crack of bones

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Special #144, Kala Ramesh’s fifth haiku “thunderclap”, 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 Billie Holiday –