I have to admit, I struggled with today's prompt from Bud the Teacher. It is a beautiful image of a cloudy day on the beach, with beautiful sun breaking through the clouds. Two women huddle under an umbrella - which gives a splash of color to the scene. Yet I couldn't "settle" into a poem for it. Instead, I got two bits.
1) A snippet of a poem about friendship. Not really satisfying, as it came to me with some rhyme and I just don't know where to go with it.
Splash of color in a dingy day.
Flash of a smile to light the way
Celebrating when things go well
Commiserating when it goes to hell
2) A haiku about the setting.
Heavy clouds linger
Scattered golden rays announce
Sweet sunshine’s return
Ah well, can't win 'em all, right? I liked yesterday's poem much better.