Tag Archives: Haibun

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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losing branches

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Season Your Poetry Part II (posted by Toni) “Matsuo Basho invented the Haibun form during the Edo period while travelling on a journey – for enlightenment! He kept a daily travel journal … Continue reading

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First Taste of Intolerance

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Zero Tolerance Various countries have laws for zero tolerance of: Using certain pesticides and chemicals, Bullying in the workplace, Dealing Narcotics, Driving while intoxicated, Belonging to gangs, Using weapons and drugs and violence in schools, … Continue reading

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Morning Meditation

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday: Solitude  (posted by Kim) “I regularly read Brain Pickings by Maria Popova and a recent one had an article about Hermann Hesse on solitude.  The article starts by describing how Hesse’s ideas about … Continue reading

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Seeking

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #66 On the road again … Tacna (Peru) We have arrived at Tacna Peru, close to the Chile border, and as you maybe know Peru was once part of Spain and the main religion … Continue reading

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January

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “January”  (posted by Kim) “There is an overall feeling of emptiness, which is reflected in the January skies: they are grey, there are no birds and, at the moment of writing, … Continue reading

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Creeping Sadness

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Mono no Aware”  (posted by Toni) All of us are seeing the year slowly die. This brings me to a Japanese phrase – mono no aware (moh noh noh ah wah ray) … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Good Times

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “waiting”  (posted by Imelda) “For this prompt, put yourself in waiting mode. Think of what you are waiting for. What’s happening? How are you as you wait?” She spent may years … Continue reading

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Between

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Haibun Monday – “Transitions”  (guest host:  Merrill) “For this Haibun Monday, I want you to write about change, but specifically, I’d like you to write about a transitional time in your life. It could be … Continue reading

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rustling

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1527 Rustling Leaves (extreme haibun) This episode I have titled “Rustling Leaves” and rustling we can use for spring and for autumn, so the whole world can easily sense the meaning of this theme. I love to … Continue reading

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