Tag Archives: blossoms

observance

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1674 Troiku Month (3) chestnuts by the eaves “For today I have chosen a haiku by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), whom I see as my sensei. It’s one of the 50 haiku he used in his wonderful … Continue reading

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passage

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1653 passing spring (yuku haru) “At the end of spring we are longing for summer, spring has passed by and has spread new life all around us. Nature is in full bloom and the bare branches … Continue reading

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Almond Blossoms

Written for Poets United Midweek Motif~Almond Blossoms by Vincent Van Gogh: An Ekphrastic Poem  (posted by Sumana) We want your literary response to a non-literary work this week. We have Vincent van Gogh’s Almond Blossoms as your motif today. “Almond … Continue reading

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weightless

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1559 Vancouver … renown for the Cherry Blossoms “Welcome at a new stage, a new episode, in our journey along the Pan American Highway straight through the Americas from north to south. Today I love to … Continue reading

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Blossom Blues

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #372 Words:  matches, vision, blossomed, listen, bruised, numb, voices, unhinged, savor, edges, aches, nail A vision of voices arise from bruised blossoms of peonies, edges aching brown. She listens, absent -mindedly nibbling a nail. … Continue reading

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Wound

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1343 – The Story of the Greek King and the Physician Douban  (from Scheherezade’s stories in 1,000 Arabian Nights) dark earth bursts open a sea of colors rise to the sun first spring day © Chèvrefeuille (our host) … Continue reading

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gust of wind

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month (Second Edition), May 2017 #1 on a gust of wind “For this first episode I have chosen a haiku crafted by myself and your task is to create the second (two-lined stanza, … Continue reading

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Heartbeats

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1190 spring wind (supuringu waindo) cherry blossoms looking so fragile in the moonlight – ah! the spring breeze © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: gentle fluttering sound of scattered petals tiny blossom heartbeats http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Blossoms

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1050, Blossoms knotted fragrance on spring bare branches blossoms cloud blossoms brush strokes between clusters story-telling branch silence in the blind wind’s dance blossoms moonlight among blossoming trees a white parasol silence the blossoms dance © Jane … Continue reading

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Unlikely Birth

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Blooms (noun) One would never guess a wee white bloom could produce a long, hot pepper. Behind the basil, there seemed no room. One would never guess a wee white bloom could act as a … Continue reading

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