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flower/fruit

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #14 – Wisteria Beans wisteria beans let’s make that a theme for haikai a flower fruit                                    … Continue reading

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Sunflower

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub –Poetics : To Be A Flower (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) “Think about what flower you most identify with or is your favorite.  Write a poem from the perspective of that flower.” Awkward and gangly … Continue reading

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blue glass

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #13 Winter Chrysanthemum “Your goal is to create a Tan Renga with a given haiku by adding your two-lined stanza through association. Here is the haiku to work with:” Winter chrysanthemum, Wearing nothing … Continue reading

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“lovely sunset”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1790 & 1791 (double episode) Revise haiku – A Lovely Sunset For this episode I love to challenge you to “revise” a haiku. That haiku is one by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), the haiku-poet that I see … Continue reading

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honeysuckle

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1723 Honeysuckle “As a haiku poet I use a “haigo” or “penname” and as you know my “haigo” is Chèvrefeuille (French for Honeysuckle). I am a Dutch haiku poet and I write almost all my haiku … Continue reading

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yarrow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1722  Yarrow . . . “The Yarrow (or Achillea millefolium), is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Asia, Europe, and North America. It has … Continue reading

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heart open

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1578 Amaryllis (modern kigo) “This month we will explore the seasonwords (kigo) for winter. A kigo is a word that indicates the season in which the haiku scene was seen. This month I will try to … Continue reading

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Appreciation

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #31 Dressed in tidy white she treads on land where nothing grows. People have lost all hope that earth will forgive. She comes upon a single perfect rose, freshly planted, she supposes, but by whom.  … Continue reading

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against the sky

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #44 Troiku Challenge:  Against The Sky Last weekend I challenged you with a Troiku Challenge and I thought this weekend we will do that again, so I have another nice challenge for you to create a … Continue reading

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eye

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “eye” from corner of eye midst grass splotched with yellow-brown struggling daffodil https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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