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California poppies

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1636 – California Poppy (modern kigo) “Today our modern kigo is “California poppy”. It sounds like the regular poppy, but I had never heard of the California poppy. By the way the chosen haiku example is … Continue reading

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snow in Spring

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1617 – The Start of the Kumano Kodo (ancient road) Pilgrimage:  The First Day of Spring For this first episode I have chosen to tell you some background on the first day of spring, because in … Continue reading

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Spring Season

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Season Your Poetry” (posted by Toni) “What I am going to do is to ask you for a brief (and I mean brief) poem about a kigo in spring. the form is … Continue reading

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apple

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (6) an apple, alone One apple, alone in the abandoned orchard reddens for winter Ⓒ Patrick Blanche (Tr. Michael R. Burch) http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/  

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“clouds and waves”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Weekend Meditation #49 – “clouds and waves” by  Rabindranath Tagore Welcome at a new CDHK Weekend Meditation. As you know this month all the Weekend Meditations are a kind of “distillations”. What does that mean? Well I … Continue reading

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moonflower

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1450 – Moonflower by moonflowers a fascinating body floats absent-mindedly © Matsuo Basho age 21 penname then ‘Sobo’. fragile beauty climbing against the fence moonflower straightens with her snow white blossom to the Summer moon © Chèvrefeuille … Continue reading

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snow wings

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1438 Chachani (Imagination-episode)   This image is your source of inspiration. Create your Japanese poetry inspired on this image … awaken your muse. snowy wings fly over green valley mountain peaks http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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pink skin

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1275 – Nakedness pink skin they cuddle and play on wobbly legs new litter of pups http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Grandpa Jake

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Haibun Monday:  Ekphrasis & Haiga   (posted by Bjorn) “For poetry the technique when combining art and poetry is called ekphrasis. My own theory regarding this is that the picture and poetry complement each other … Continue reading

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Beside the pond

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1072, Paint Paint … sometimes we need it to create our haiga, or another wonderful painting. Haiku, as we know, is an impression, a painting with words … so maybe that is the goal for today: … Continue reading

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