Tag Archives: birds

Red-crowned Birds

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Catena Rondo “(Catena means chain; rondo means circle.) An apt description, as these poems chain together the circuitous lines that are repeated throughout the stanzas, and invariably the complete poem.” These are … Continue reading

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The “rest” of the Time

Written for:  The Wednesday Muse #4 – Busy Body  (posted by Toni) “Speaking of which, what do you all do to rest? do you sleep, take naps, take walks, ride a bike, got to the beach, climb a tree? This … Continue reading

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Inside Wildwood Mansion

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #399 Words:  stool, bait, sugar, cat, maple, mansion, look, worms, words, birds, feral, boot Inside Wildwood Mansion, take a look around. A cat can be found standing on a stool. His words are soft, … Continue reading

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Seasonal Mornings

Written for:  2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 1 – Write a morning poem and for Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Write a poem about love! Or about the seasons changing, love affairs growing old, streams swelled with rain, … Continue reading

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Spring’s Alchemy

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl,  Wordle #396 Words:  spirit, pepper, cloudy, mix, sing, alchemy, sting, life, moon, pull, chill, swell Peppered with moon flowers, the meadow swells with pride. Where cloudy chill resided, spirit of life presides. Pull of Spring … Continue reading

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The Finest Neighbors

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Neighbors  (posted by Sumana) Everyone on this planet desperately needs a peaceful living. A good neighbor assures that. How well connected people are with those close by? I wonder if humans make good neighbors to … Continue reading

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Paper Cranes

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #40 She, a girl sensitive to all creatures fills cage with paper cranes. In the forest, she releases them; they fly free. Although but a gesture, she hears bluebirds, finches, and red robins sing.  

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For Jane’s Spirit

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #68 – Tan renga with Jane – “her gentle spirit”  Today I have chosen another nice modern kigo extracted from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku”, a complete saijiki in which Jane gathered modern … Continue reading

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How Are You Awakened?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Morning Poem  (posted by Sumana) “Capture the time in your lines when the day is new and you are out of your slumber. Isn’t it always a good morning whether it’s bright, gray, cloudy or … 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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