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crossing water

Written for:  The Twiglets #148 – “crossing water” array of fish crossing the clear waters in a glass-bottom boat crossing the stream on a bumpy log It takes some time to become proficient at mixing hot water with cold and … Continue reading

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I Wish To Be A Fish

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Free Form Write in any form you wish. I sometimes wish I were a vibrant fish in rainbow colors. I could dart thought water in style, forward and backward. If tired, I’d perch … Continue reading

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fish

Written for:  The Twiglets #135 – “breathe like fishes” Breathing like fishes is better than sleeping with fishes.   I could be in my own underwater world for as long as I wished, breathing oxygen from water if I were … Continue reading

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colors of winter

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1658 – Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (5) “Windy Gusts” Akutagawa Ryunosuke A Japanese writer active in Taisho period Japan. He is regarded as the “Father of the Japanese short story”, and is noted for his … Continue reading

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A Lake Of Fish

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Choka One of the most intricate Japanese Poetry forms is the Choka. Also referred to as a “Long Poem,” the Choka often tells a story. It does not rhyme, and offers a choice … Continue reading

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Blue Jellyfish

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #5 low sunlight the last sunbeams illuminate the forest path were I once walked with the love of my life loneliness hurts like hell © Chèvrefeuille Here is my attempt: blue jellyfish puffed up … Continue reading

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Beside the pond

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1072, Paint Paint … sometimes we need it to create our haiga, or another wonderful painting. Haiku, as we know, is an impression, a painting with words … so maybe that is the goal for today: … Continue reading

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Straight From The Fish’s Mouth

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #264 Words:  precise, threat, veiled, ignorant, tapestry, sparkle, bee, mutable, lightness, cuttlefish, flake shine No, not a cuddlefish, a cuttlefish. What an ignorant flake. Do any of us look cuddly to you? We are … Continue reading

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Fishing

Written for:  Carpe Diem #960, Fishing Today our prompt is fishing and the first thing which came in mind was a haiku by Chiyo-Ni, a follower of Basho. tsurizao no ito ni sawaru ya natsu no tsuki it touches the line … Continue reading

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What Do You See?

Written for:  Carpe Diem #931, Bridge Due to his renga-writing skills. Basho was a master at making wild, wide leaps in the linking of the images in his poems. Today our haiku writing technique used by Basho is Leap Linkage. … Continue reading

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