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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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I Would Like to Recruit A Whippoorwill

Written for:  Poetic Asides  #416  – Use at least three of the six words: sidereal recruit magnetic compact whippoorwill carbon A compact bird, the Whippoorwill, on summer evenings, he trills an endless song, magnetic to the ears, camouflaged if someone’s … Continue reading

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Gold Eyes

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1278 – Enigma (music by Karunesh) (Being inspired by music) dawn dewdrops shimmer the fench glistens © Chèvrefeuille (experimental tanka) Here is my attempt: sundial moves to sunset reflected in animal eyes of gold http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Full Moon

Written for:  Carpe Diem #13 – Teika’s 5th Tanka Writing Technique, “Lofty Style” or full moon Lofty style – taketakaki tei, a method of achieving grandeur and elevation One of the traditional examples of this style is the poem by Fujiwara … Continue reading

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Coolness

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1055, Coolness a day shortens as the beach cools its shadows dry creek bed a coolness flows down evening wind chimes the silence absorbs any cool breeze © Jane Reichhold Here is my attempt: first cool … Continue reading

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“a balloon caught”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Utabukuro #13 “a balloon caught” by Jack Kerouac A balloon caught in the tree – dusk In Central Park zoo Autumn eve – my mother playing old love songs on the piano © Jack Kerouac grandmother … Continue reading

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