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Varieties of Rain

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #3 – Fifty Shades of Rain  (posted by Toni) Write a poem about rain.  You can use the Japanese words. “Today the prompt is “rain”. We all have rain in common – too much, too little, … Continue reading

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voices crossing water

Written for:  The Twiglets #121 – “voices crossing water” thought I heard voices across the lake at midnight call of the loons At twilight, romantic couples board gondolas, and through parted curtains on either side of the canal voices of … Continue reading

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At The Station

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #382 Words:  wind, neck, spin, howl, hundred, play, touch, shop, drop, lucky, train, plan Hear howl of wind spin, touch my neck like a play of icy affection. A hundred plans dropped from my … Continue reading

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Life On The Porch

Written for:  Poetic Asides #462 – “For today’s prompt, write a set poem. Collectors often try to complete the set, though some break up the set. Some people set the record straight. Some things need to set (like glue or … 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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coolness

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1452 cool (suzushi) “Today I have taken a kigo from the sub-division of summer, the season. Our classical kigo for today is cool (suzushi) and it is normally used as a kigo for the summer evening in … Continue reading

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mountain(s)

Written For:  Carpe Diem #1439 – Mountain(s) The goal is to create haiku, tanka or another form of Japanese poetry inspired on this kigo. Create your poem by using the prompt. That doesn’t mean you have to use the word, but … Continue reading

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evening

Written for:  Carpe Diem Crossroads #9 – Ozaki Hosai’s “on the field” “Ozaki Hosai has written nice haiku in my opinion, but I think you, my dear haijin, visitors and travelers, can create a wonderful “fusion” haiku with the following haiku … Continue reading

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winter/summer

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #21 Out Of The Box #3 Chōka and Sedōka (Winter / Summer) The task is to create a Winter poem and a Summer poem, but you have to use the Chōka or the Sedōka form. The … Continue reading

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At The Neighborhood Bar

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #329 Words:  last, run, bar, fall, sail, case, afford, deep, nudge, puppet, assault, seat Seated at scratched and scarred wooden bar in Larry’s Lounge, two old friends. One, gray-headed wearing a faded blue ball cap, … Continue reading

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