Wielding a Whip

 

wielding a whip

summer gales tie the elms

to a lush bed

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #747 arrival of summer, 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 Millie Jackson –
 

Hot Horse’s Hooves

 

hot horse’s hooves

heave across a parched yellow bridge

a cool stream whips by

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem Time Machine #4, Yellow, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai, which gave Van Gogh’s painting “The Langlois Bridge at Arles with Women Washing” as our inspiration. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s Suede –