Tag Archives: Inspired by another poem

remains

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1316 – “Moon of My Delight” (from Omar Khyyam) dawn until down moonrise © Chèvrefeuille (experimental haiku) Here is my attempt: love fades in different phases moon remains http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/  

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heartbeats

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1315 – The Scheme of Things (based on Omar Khayyan) Ah Love ! could thou and I with Fate conspire To grasp this sorry Scheme of Things entire, Would not we shatter it to bits – and … Continue reading

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last day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1314 – “The Nightingale”  (from Omar Khayyam) “We have seen the Rose and Spring earlier here in one of the quatrains. This time it seems to tell us something more about the fading of time, or the … Continue reading

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“one true light”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #1313 – (from Omar Khayyam) – One True Light And this I know: whether the one True Light, Kindle to Love, or Wrath consume me quite, One Glimpse of It within the Tavern caught Better than … Continue reading

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sculpted

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1309 – Earth’s First Clay  (verse of Khyyam) With Earth’s first Clay They did the Last Man’s knead, And then of the Last Harvest sowed the Seed: Yea, the first Morning of Creation wrote What the Last … Continue reading

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no answers

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1304 – The Seventh Gate (Khayyam) “Let me give you the verse for today … it’s again a nice one, but the choice of words sounds magical and mysterious in my opinion.” Up from Earth’s Centre through … Continue reading

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seed

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1303 Seed of Wisdom “With them the seed of Wisdom did I sow, And with mine own hand wrought to make it grow; And this was all the Harvest that I reap’d– “I came like Water, and … Continue reading

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tiny buds

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1297 – White Hand Of Moses (more of Khayyam) Now the New Year reviving old Desires, The thoughtful Soul to Solitude retires, Where the WHITE HAND OF MOSES on the Bough Puts out, and Jesus from the … Continue reading

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starlight flight

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1295 Bowl of Night This month is titled “Rubaiyat, Another Way” and it is all about “The Rubaiyat” by Omar Khayyam, a Persian (nowdays Iranian) poet and scholar. However this month it’s mostly about his “The Rubaiyat”, … Continue reading

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A Squared Tan Renga

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge weekend-meditation #1 raindrops “Tan Renga is a short renga created by two poets. The first stanza, 3 lines (hokku) and the second stanza, 2 lines (Ageku). The 2nd stanza you have to create … Continue reading

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