Daily Archives: November 11, 2018

decay

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1537 Decay Today I have chosen to challenge you with a modern kigo (seasonword) taken from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary Of Haiku”. Autumn … my season, because I love autumn, but autumn is a season full … Continue reading

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“leafless tree”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Leafless Tree #3 Morikawa Kyoroku, one of Basho’s disciples This time I have chosen for one of Basho’s ten most important disciples, Morikawa Kyoroku (1656-1715). Here are a few haiku written by Kyoroku: ah! morning glories … Continue reading

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Thought of My Parents (no doubt)

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 Write a teenage poem. They insist that you are their Enemy, opposing every word you utter, Except when they need money. Funny how angry voices Negotiate in softer, … Continue reading

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Humanity On The Road

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Kerry Says~How Does The Story End? “Often, the hardest part of writing a poem, is the creation of a memorable final line. The value of a strong conclusion is evident, but sometimes … Continue reading

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A Rose Cut Down

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  “Creating Metaphor”  (posted by Bjorn) “One of the most important things in poetry is the use of unique metaphors, and today I thought that we should work with them a bit. … Continue reading

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