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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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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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