Tag Archives: Haiku

watering

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #20 Revise That Haiku “This is the haiku you have to “revise” this weekend:” morning glory! the well bucket-entangled, I ask for water © Chiyo-Ni Here is my attempt: bucket filled watering morning glories to greet … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1369 – Kamala (along the Silk Road & reading Siddhartha)    “Along the Silk Road there must have been something like places where the traders, mostly men, could find their pleasures, if you understand what I mean. … Continue reading

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ocean life

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “vanish” Blue ocean life we turned our backs and you disappeared https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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trading

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1368 – Trading Along the Silk Road From China caravans carried the well-known Chinese china – snow-white vases, bowls, glasses, and dishes with graceful patterns. Only Chinese owned the secret of making the thinnest and resonant porcelain, … Continue reading

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painted mountains

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1367 Alai Valley (Northern Route) “Mountaineers and mountain hikers are the most frequent guests of the Alai Valley in the summer period. They arrive to the valley from the Kyrgyz city of Osh and move further to … Continue reading

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promise

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “moon” on a winter day pale shadow of circle promise of moon https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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caves

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1362 – Gansu (Northern route) After the fall of the Uyghur Empire, an Uyghur state was established in parts of Gansu that lasted from 848 to 1036 AD. During that time, many of Gansu’s residents were converted … Continue reading

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winding

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #18 – Yugen (darkness, mysterious) “Yūgen may be, among generally recondite Japanese aesthetic ideas, the most ineffable. The term is first found in Chinese philosophical texts, where it has the meaning of “dark,” or “mysterious.” … Continue reading

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silk road spices

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1361 Chang’an (Northern Route) entering the city the sweet perfume of spices mouth watering © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: faint scent of spices at the Wild Goose Pagoda– saffron, sandalwood http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Spring In The Wings

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads-The Tuesday Platform  (posted by Magaly) – Share some of the poetry that reminds our spirits we are alive. “If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of … Continue reading

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