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haiku “photo-shopped”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #82 Introducing a new feature … “photo-shopping haiku” Photo-shopping sounds awful but, I think it’s possible to “photo-shop” haiku and tanka too. Just a little change can make the difference between a good haiku … Continue reading

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Smoky-White Spirits

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 23 The Tuesday Platform:  “Gather Around For Some Ghost Stories”  (Posted by Sanaa) “Write a horror poem that makes one taste the dark in broad daylight.” Headstones stand … Continue reading

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On A Frisky Autumn Day

Written for:  Sunday Muse #52 On a lunch break from the office, they keep a newspaper over their faces. Legs entwined in a salacious position, she asks him, Do you think anyone knows about us? He says, I don’t think … Continue reading

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shivering leaf

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #72 Introducing a new feature: Poetry Archive (1) “It’s weekend again and that means time for a new weekend meditation. I have given it a thought and I decided to create a new feature … Continue reading

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first day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1605 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (9) first day of spring For today’s episode I have chosen a nice (renown) haiku by Basho, my master, one of the most famous haiku poets. First day of spring– … Continue reading

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“autumn lamplight”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1544 autumn lamplight (aki no hi) “Autumn … in my opinion, the most beautiful season and today I love to challenge you to create haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry form with the given classical kigo, … Continue reading

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autumn evening

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1541 – Evening (modern kigo) Back to our Autumn month “the leaves are falling” … Today I have chosen two nice haiku by Jane Reichhold taken from her “A Dictionary of Haiku” section Autumn, subsection Celestial. … Continue reading

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renga with six

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #57 Renga With … six haiku poets “For this weekend meditation I have chosen to challenge you to create a Renga With … not with one other haiku poet, but with six different haiku … Continue reading

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quilt

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1536 Autumn … the season “This month, November 2018, all our prompts will have something to do with autumn and that means classical and non-classical kigo (seasonwords) and haiku, to inspire you, by the five greatest haiku … Continue reading

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autumn skies

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #56 – Crossroads For this challenge I have chosen four haiku, so in a way this is a Crossroads “hineri” (with a twist). You can choose your two haiku to use or you may choose … Continue reading

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