Tag Archives: Haibun

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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best friends

Written for: Carpe Diem #1692 Summer Love … extreme haibun “This month we will see a lot of examples of love in Japanese poetry, but for starters I have chosen to challenge you with the creation of a so called … Continue reading

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Swept Away

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #89 – Extreme Haibun . . . Rain An extreme haibun is, as you maybe remember, a haibun is prose and poetry together, a kind of symbiosis so to say. I will give you … Continue reading

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Memorial in Washington, D.C.

“Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Memorial  (posted by Frank T.) Write a haibun that alludes to the concept of memorial in some way.” On our trip were two ex-soldiers, my father in World War II, and my … Continue reading

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All Thoughts Have Merit

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD – Day 15 “Write a prediction poem.  Make a prediction, write another person’s correct or incorrect prediction.” She said, careful, rain storms tonight thought she was right He said our snowstorm would be … Continue reading

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Birthday Madness

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  March Madness  (posted by Merrill) “Can you believe it’s already March? Well, the calendar says it is, and here the days are growing longer, and flowers are trying to pop up through … Continue reading

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