Daily Archives: January 2, 2016

“winter morning”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #888, Hatsuhikari (first light of the sun) winter morning first light of the sun … so fragile reflects in the snow © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Gray skies stop crying in the clearing of darkness faint colors of … Continue reading

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From the Soil

Written for:  Carpe Diem #887 Returning home: between the waves, a clam between the waves small shells mingle with bits of bush clover © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) a clam torn from its shell departing autumn ©Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) … Continue reading

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Sea Wash

Written for: Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #25 The Technique of Narrowing Focus The Technique of Narrowing Focus is something Buson used a lot because he, being an artist, was a very visual person. Basically what you do is to … Continue reading

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