Daily Archives: January 24, 2019

Deer

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Climate Change  (posted by Susan) “So many global statements have been made about climate change ~ both learned and popular ~ that I implore myself and you to do something different in our poetry: Make … Continue reading

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On A Cold Note

Written for:  Poetic Asides #468 – Write a note poem. “My first thought is that this is a poem written as a short note to someone. Maybe a list of tasks to perform, a note about the state of the … Continue reading

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Buson’s Memorial Day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1587 Buson’s Memorial Day (busonki) (January 17th) “Today it’s January 17th and that is Buson’s Memorial Day (or busonki) and it’s also a classical kigo for winter. So according to the meaning of this day … … Continue reading

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last leaf

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1586 withered leaves “Withered leaves” is our modern kigo for today’s episode. It’s taken from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku” section: winter, subsection: plants. A wonderful modern kigo to work with I think so no … Continue reading

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