Tag Archives: Inspired by another poem

a rainbow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1410 Rainbow (short-haibun) “I have a wonderful haiku by Kobayashi Issa for you, that haiku you have to use or at least a “revision” of it. Write your short-haibun, with a maximum of 100 words (including the … Continue reading

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heart sounds

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1397 – The Journey Into Your Own Depth (inspired by Rumi) “For this episode I have chosen a wonderful poem by Rumi, but this time the title is not from the poem itself, it is an interpretation … Continue reading

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Conch Shell

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1396 Unfold Your Own Myth Today’s poem for your inspiration is taken from “The Essential Rumi” by Coleman Barks and is titled “Make Your Own Myth”. It’s a nice poem and it describes the wonders of creating … Continue reading

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nightmare

Written for:  Carpe Diem 1395 – “The Dream” (Rumi) dreamtime inner feelings and emotions come alive © Chèvrefeuille (our host) And here is a haiku by my master, Matsuo Basho, on dreams: snow on Mount Fuji – Rosei creates the world … Continue reading

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window

Written for:  Carpe Diem 1394 Some Kiss We Want  (Inspired by Rumi) Some Kiss we want: There is some kiss we want with our whole lives, the touch of spirit on the body. Seawater begs the pearl to break its shell. … Continue reading

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About Annabel Lee

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “The Heroic Couplet”    (posted by Kim) “A heroic couplet is a rhyming pair of lines that can be built up with further couplets to create a poem of any … Continue reading

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“a children’s game”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1392 – A Children’s Game  (Inspired by a poem of Rumi’s) playing doctor plastic tools and bandages innocence of children http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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dawn breeze

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1387 – The Breeze At Dawn  (inspired by Rumi’s poem) “Today I have chosen another beauty of Rumi. This one I have given the title “the breeze at dawn”. This title is taken from the first line … Continue reading

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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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troiku for Celestine

Written for:  Carpe Diem Extra January 23rd 2018 — Celestine Nudanu (special feature) I challenge you to create a troiku with the following haiku by Celestine Nudanu: empty calabash reflecting the fading sun a beggar sits in gloom © Celestine … Continue reading

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