Tag Archives: Haibun

First Beach Visit

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday 6-21-21: Solstice I (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Whether you are visiting the beach for the first day of summer, or building the first snowman of Winter, breathe in the Solstice air. … Continue reading

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May Moon

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday Flower Moon (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “The Full Moon of May is known as Flower Moon to signify the flowers that bloom during this month. There is a myriad of wildflowers … Continue reading

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Morning Moment

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub Haibun Monday: The Present Moment (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Write a haibun that expresses the present moment.” My coffee tepid, I as dream-gaze out the window, where bright April-red foliage mixes with spring green. … Continue reading

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The Constant Struggle

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) Write a poem on “justice and equality” Struggle for justice and equality rolls on, longer than wars, longer than a person’s entire education. So, maybe the … Continue reading

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A Child’s Disappointment

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 13 “Write a Lucky and/or Unlucky poem.” Once there was a children’s show hosted by Sonny Fox. Various schools were invited to take part in the show. Now it was our turn. Oh, … Continue reading

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Short-Lived Beauty

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday “Cherry Blossoms” (posted by Frank Tassone) In Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, I stroll through a promenade of overhanging cherry blossoms. I feel like royalty, walking down a pink carpet. The camera bugs are … Continue reading

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From Childhood

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday “Walk With Me Down Memory Lane” (posted by Lillian) “So for today’s haibun….I’d like you to do a similar exercise BEFORE you write your haibun. Get a few pieces of blank paper, … Continue reading

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His Majesty

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday “Eagle” (posted by Frank Tassone) Write a haibun that references the Eagle. Over there! As a king on his throne, a bald eagle perches. A park of varied paths with neighboring creek. … Continue reading

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Watching Water Change

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday (posted by Kim) Being But Human “This week, I would like you to write about a time when you last watched stars, a storm, the sea, an animal, or something else in … Continue reading

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Our Isolation

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 9 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Our (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your … Continue reading

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