Tag Archives: Haibun

suffering

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday -“compassion”  (posted by Xenia) Children die every night on television. When do you register the fact that this slaughter is real? Is there any hope left in the hearts and minds of … Continue reading

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pinpoints

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1412 (extreme haibun) – Daisies “Today I have a new task for you all. The prompt for today is “daisies” and you are invited to create an extreme haibun or in other words “your haibun may have … Continue reading

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a rainbow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1410 Rainbow (short-haibun) “I have a wonderful haiku by Kobayashi Issa for you, that haiku you have to use or at least a “revision” of it. Write your short-haibun, with a maximum of 100 words (including the … Continue reading

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The Pull of Poetry Writing

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Who? What? Why?  (Posted by Toni) I would like you all to write a haibun about what/who inspired you to write poetry. I would like you to give us your age … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #23 Kamishibai, the art of story telling This weekend I love to challenge you to create a haibun, be the storyteller like Basho, Of course this is a challenge so there are a few … Continue reading

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Loving Pets

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  No-Ko-Me (tree buds) (posted by Victoria) “One of the most promising signs of a soon-to-be spring is the appearance of tiny buds on the trees. In Japanese the word pending is implied … Continue reading

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Grey Matter

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “The beauty and the misery of grey” (posted by Bjorn) “Today I would like you to consider grey as a subject for your haibun. Grey can be everything between black and … Continue reading

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A Evening On The Terrace

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Hometown Haibun (posted by Mish) Think hometown. Bring to life a scene or experience from your hometown, whether it be a childhood or adult memory. Reminisce. Relive a moment. Describe to … Continue reading

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Teacher From Hell

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Handwriting  (posted by Kim881) It was hate at first sight. My overbearing, heavily perfumed, steely-haired fifth grade teacher hated my handwriting. It wasn’t that I could not write in script. This woman … Continue reading

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Lemon Drop

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Fuyu No Tsuki–Winter Moon–dVerse Haibun Monday  (posted by Victoria) “For our Haibun prompt today, I have chosen the Japanese Kigo, Fuyu No Tsuki—winter moon. There is a distinct quality to the effect of the moon when … Continue reading

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