Tag Archives: Haibun

Pride Parade

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Unconventional”  (posted by Jilly) I am here to rattle the cages of structure and suggest some non-traditional writing in the realm of the Haibun form. While this won’t qualify as Avant … Continue reading

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At A Cost

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Complexity of Freedom” (posted by Bjorn) “I would like you to think about both the benefits and the cost of your freedom. Take an example of choices you made to limit … Continue reading

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Voices Echo

Written For:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Silent Sounds”  (posted by Frank) These are all those thoughts and chatter that go through our minds which seem like words that have a sound, but do not require ears to … Continue reading

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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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