Trains Howl

 

trains howl – think of wolves –

so hunch up in the chair              alone,

with jazz of the moon

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars #19, James A. Emanuel (1921-2013) “jazz-haiku”, 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 are Miles Davis, John Coltrane et al  –
 

Late

 

late

a midnight train’s slow detour

passed police on the tracks

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars #18, John Stevenson’s “the train”, 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 Jeff Buckley –