Tag Archives: leaves

Smoky-White Spirits

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 23 The Tuesday Platform:  “Gather Around For Some Ghost Stories”  (Posted by Sanaa) “Write a horror poem that makes one taste the dark in broad daylight.” Headstones stand … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

blending

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1528 – Shasei “The word “shasei” has not yet been invented at the time of Basho, but the idea was there according to what Basho tells his disciples:” […] Matsuo Basho advises his disciples: “Learn from the … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

rustling

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1527 Rustling Leaves (extreme haibun) This episode I have titled “Rustling Leaves” and rustling we can use for spring and for autumn, so the whole world can easily sense the meaning of this theme. I love to … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Would You Guess?

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 12 – COSTUMES “All Hallows Eve (Halloween) is in a few days, and we remember the costumes and outfits we’ve seen over the years. Maybe there was a costume you may … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , ,

Royalty of Autumn

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 11 – CRIMSON “Here we are, a little further into the season. The remaining leaves have changed and the colors have achieved a more rich and deeper hue. So we go … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , ,

Flame Of Orange

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 6 – ORANGE “As the foliage changes and we’re awash with the vibrancy of autumn, we’ll take one of the prominent colors, orange, as our inspiration. Write something orange. Remember, nothing … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Never Listen To Talking Bottles

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #25 I wanted to be an autumn tree, for what could be lovelier? Drink me, the bottle said, and you will forever be an Autumn tree. Now, lost on edge of vibant forest, I cannot remember … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

paulownia tree

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #39 Troiku Challenge “a distant mountain” “In this Troiku Challenge you have to create first a so called “fusion”-haiku and than you have to create a Troiku (more on Troiku you can find in the … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

droplets

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1453  – dripping water water dripping over moss – the old man bites a bit of air  © Ishida Yoshihiro (a contemporary of Basho)   water dripping after the summer storm the only sound © Chèvrefeuille (our … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Walking Dogs In The Cold

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Chained Rhyme (posted by Marian) “Today we will revisit a form introduced in the Garden by Joy a few years ago and enjoyed by many: CHAINED RHYME. I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments