Tag Archives: Haiku

Paint Color Poems

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations with Margaret – Color it . . . “The challenge is to use 5 names from the “fan decks” below and write a new poem. The paint chips are randomly … Continue reading

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snails

Written for:  The Twiglets #125 – “a snail’s slick” slick is notice that snail is on the move not that he’s a wise guy. your disgust is their lust for life. Lubrication protects them, allows travel. snails snack on sand … Continue reading

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passage

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1653 passing spring (yuku haru) “At the end of spring we are longing for summer, spring has passed by and has spread new life all around us. Nature is in full bloom and the bare branches … Continue reading

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haiku “photo-shopped”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #82 Introducing a new feature … “photo-shopping haiku” Photo-shopping sounds awful but, I think it’s possible to “photo-shop” haiku and tanka too. Just a little change can make the difference between a good haiku … Continue reading

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“sucked bones clean”

Written for:  The Twiglets #124 – “sucked bones clean” naked ribs piled on a plate, shy their bones were sucked clean The new vacuum cleaner sucked up the dog’s bone. There is no reason to suck on clean bones. His … Continue reading

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Three Flowers

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 20 Weekend Mini-Challenge:  Three Spring Shorts  (posted by Magaly) “Write three micro-poems ( three lines or fewer) inspired by flowers” Peonies (pexels) each open petal blushes pink intimacy … Continue reading

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Their View of Spring

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 13 “For today’s prompt, write a view poem. Wherever you’re at, you have a view: maybe of a river or sunset. Maybe of a cubicle or a copy machine. Even … Continue reading

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voices crossing water

Written for:  The Twiglets #121 – “voices crossing water” thought I heard voices across the lake at midnight call of the loons At twilight, romantic couples board gondolas, and through parted curtains on either side of the canal voices of … Continue reading

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haze

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1639 blossom haze (hanagumori) “This month we are exploring the classical and non-classical kigo (seasonwords) for spring and today I have a wonderful classical kigo for you to work with. Today our classical kigo is blossom … Continue reading

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butterfly

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1635 “Go get yourself a saijiki and read it many times”. Kigo: butterfly “First I love to give you a little bit more background on the classical kigo (seasonword): Nature provides us with various phenomenon during … Continue reading

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