Tag Archives: Haibun

What Would Mom Do?

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 5 Write a moment poem. Yesterday afternoon, my sister and I were out walking, talking about the plethora of events, both daily and special, that cannot now be celebrated. We … Continue reading

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Encouragement

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun 30/03/20:  Snapshots of our Lives (posted by Kim) “I’m Kim from Writing in North Norfolk, your host for this Haibun Monday. For my challenge, I ask you to go back into your archives … Continue reading

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Mars

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Mars  (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Write a haibun that references Mars” As a child, I was intrigued by Mars purely for the color–a red planet. If there were people living … Continue reading

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Spilling Over

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Beginning (again) – Haibun  (posted by Bjorn) “Along my journey through this transitory world, new year’s housecleaning” – Matsuo Basho I thought we all had a new beginning to our year. Instead the old … Continue reading

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Two-Way Mirror

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Gratitude”  (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Greetings Poets! Welcome to Haibun Monday, where we blend prose and haiku into something new. Frank J. Tassone here, and today, I want to reflect … Continue reading

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What Is Your Formula?

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 12 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a form and/or anti-form poem. I need to have some structure in my life, such as reading poems every morning while drinking my coffee. Too … Continue reading

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Little Blue Penguins

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – 10/12/19:  Indigenous  (posted by Frank Tassone) “While Columbus day remains the Federal Holiday, many communities in the US celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day this year. Now, I know this is a heavy … Continue reading

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Admiration

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Insects”  (posted by Kim) “I’m fascinated with insects. We’ve had some large spiders in our house recently and I’ve noticed cobwebs appearing outside. Over the summer, I’ve watched dragonflies and butterflies, … Continue reading

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As Hope, As Reminder

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Hiroshima Day 2019:  A Reflection on Peace  (posted by Frank Tassone) Shigeo Hayashi [Public domain] “Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Last year, we commemorated this memorial … Continue reading

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beach party

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1710 Beach Party “This has in a way to do with our theme for today. Today I have chosen “Beach Party” as our prompt and there were and will be a lot of beach parties the … Continue reading

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