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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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Written for:  Carpe Diem Crossroads #10 Jane Reichhold’s “rainbows of high tide” This episode of Crossroads I love to challenge you to create a “fusion”-haiku from two haiku by our beloved Jane Reichhold (1937-2016). She was one of our co-hosts and … Continue reading

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starlight image

Written for:  Carpe Diem Crossroads #3 – Rabbit Ear-Iris “This time I love to challenge you to create a haiku (only haiku) through “fusion” of the following two haiku:” rabbit-ear iris how much it looks like its image in water © … Continue reading

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A Moment Of Color

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #25 Use That Quote Rabindranath started writing poetry in Bengali. His poem “Sandya Geet” (Song of Dusk) was appreciated by many, including Sri Bankimchandra Chatterji, who wrote the National song “vandemataram”. He later wrote in Bengali … Continue reading

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Stillness

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1386 Silence … Try to create a haiku or tanka (or other Japanese poetry form) in which you don’t really use the word silence … let the scene speak to your reader about silence. Enjoy it! early … Continue reading

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Pink Poison

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Poetics With Poisonous Plants  (posted by Bjorn) “Today I wish you to use the name of poisonous plants in your poetry. For me there is a poetic beauty such lethal names as nightshade, belladonna, wolfsbane, … Continue reading

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Roses

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~The Flower:  Rose Say it with Roses today. Write whatever it means to you. You might even focus on its thorns if you so wish. Such a gentle, beautiful and aristocratic flower has deep rooted … Continue reading

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