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Short-Lived Beauty

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday “Cherry Blossoms” (posted by Frank Tassone) In Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, I stroll through a promenade of overhanging cherry blossoms. I feel like royalty, walking down a pink carpet. The camera bugs are … Continue reading

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cherry blossom renga

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday (hineri) #15  Cherry Tree in Full Bloom “This week I will give you the second stanza, the two-lined one, of the Tan Renga. You have to create the first stanza, the three-lined (hokku), … Continue reading

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haze

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1639 blossom haze (hanagumori) “This month we are exploring the classical and non-classical kigo (seasonwords) for spring and today I have a wonderful classical kigo for you to work with. Today our classical kigo is blossom … Continue reading

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eager trees

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #71 Crossroads Hineri … cherry blossom “This weekend I love to challenge you with a Crossroads Hineri episode. As you know Crossroads is the feature to create a fusion-ku from two given haiku. This … Continue reading

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“the summer moon”

Carpe Diem Crossroads #2 – The Summer Moon This week I have chosen two beauties by two very different haiku poets from the past. The first haiku is by Kobayashi Issa: a thousand gallons shower from the eaves… cherry blossoms … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #23 Kamishibai, the art of story telling This weekend I love to challenge you to create a haibun, be the storyteller like Basho, Of course this is a challenge so there are a few … Continue reading

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