Flicker

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london at dusk
street lights flicker
ghosts awaken

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Photo: East End of London, c.b.w. 2005

Word: haiku, c.b.w. 2016

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Haphazard

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I.
flitting about
no plan in place
dragonflies and bees

II.
rain caught
in shifting gales
scatters in moonlight

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Image: Seascape Study with Rain Cloud – John Constable, WikiArt.org

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2016

Part of the 2016 April Poem A Day Challenge (via Poetic Asides on Writer’s Digest) for the April 29 prompt: haphazard

Stars

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I.

a city sky
never goes dark
the stars hide

II.

pinching stars
to put in my pocket
summer breeze

 

 

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Image: Starry Night Over the Rhone – Vincent Van Gogh, Wikipedia Commons

Words: haiku, senryu, c.b.w. 2016

Part of the 2016 April Poem A Day Challenge (via Poetic Asides on Writer’s Digest) for the April 22 prompt: star (blank).