Tag Archives: Inspired by another poem

“grasses wilt”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (7) grasses wilt Here is the haiku to work with: grasses wilt: the braking locomotive grinds to a halt.                      … 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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“temple bell”

Written for:   Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (5) “temple bell stops” So today our TRC episode has a twist. What kind of twist? Well … I will give you the 2nd (two-lined) stanza of approximately … Continue reading

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“wolf’s eyes”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (4) in the wolf’s eyes “Here is the haiku to work with to create a Tan Renga:” Midwinternight A dark sky’s lights dance In the wolf’s eyes © Hamish … Continue reading

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“winds howl in rage”

Written for:  Carpe Diem – Tan Renga Challenge, September 2018 Chained Together III (2) winds howl in rage Today’s episode is a haiku by Natsume Soseki (1867-1916), your task is to complete the Tan Renga by adding your two-lined stanza (approximately … Continue reading

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traveler

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #48 – Tagore’s Gitanjali The weekend meditations will be all “distillations”. I will give you a poem by Tagore and I challenge you to create haiku or tanka from it or bring the “long poem” … Continue reading

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“autumn heat”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #111 Autumn Heat “This week I have a nice haiku written by Taneda Santoka (1882-1940) to work with. Santoka Taneda was a haiku poet who choose to free-style with haiku. What does that mean? … Continue reading

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Gazing Girl

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman “Piggyback Poems” The Horses, the Sorrow, the Umbilicus Horses were turned loose in the child’s sorrow. They galloped bare-boned, tore up her imagination’s pasture. Simple things became … Continue reading

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pale moon

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #40 – Weekend Meditation Sparkling Stars . . . “the autumn of full moon” “Sparkling Stars is a bit similar with the CD-Specials, but there is a little difference. I will introduce a ‘masterpiece’ of … Continue reading

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