A Haiku Soirée

I attended a Vampire’s Day Soirée, and certain darlings (painted by Gina, Shelle and Stacy, respectively) followed me home; the Muse had to haiku them wildly. Here are her just-birthed poem bits (which I’ve linked to the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, Tuesday Platform):

bloomed wild with the moon
and fanged sheep
Mavis, in “The Beast Within”, by Gina Morley


darkened skies
in her eyes; her mouth,
a blood pit
Love (detail), by Shelle Kennedy


a soft wing
cradles her bloodless—
wild dreaming
Dark Pleasures (detail), by MagicLoveCrow

By the way, while we are on the subject of poem bits… Have you voted on Expanding Wee Bits of Dark Fiction and Poetry, 8? If not, you have until the end of today to choose which bit you wish me to develop into longer poetry or flash fiction. Follow the link to cast your votes, my Luvs. 😉

47 thoughts on “A Haiku Soirée

  1. The first one got me thinking of the book title “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” … so much cooler than Blade Runner isn’t it? Maybe also vampires need it… Love the pictures

  2. Short has never been sweeter… all 3 images (of course 3) and all so perfectly companioned by your words Ms Wicked… a delight for many senses, why do I think of mealtime (again) with these 3 courses you have served better than any master chef… dare i say ‘tasty’?

    • These Poem Bits will some of the choices for the 9th Expanding Wee Bits of Dark Fiction and Poetry. For the 8th, we’re having “Blood and Midnight” (the poll for that one closed yesterday). 🙂

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