Tag Archives: moon

Questions to Ponder

Weekend Mini-Challenge: Strange News  (posted by Magaly) For today’s prompt, I invite you to be inspired by the following questions, out of the Strange News section of Live Science: 1. What if the moon disappeared tomorrow? 2. Can humans smell … Continue reading

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bright moon

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1598 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (2) bright enough Welcome at a new week in another wonderful month of Carpe Diem. This month it is Tan Renga Challenge (TRC) Month so I will challenge you to … Continue reading

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Buson’s Memorial Day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1587 Buson’s Memorial Day (busonki) (January 17th) “Today it’s January 17th and that is Buson’s Memorial Day (or busonki) and it’s also a classical kigo for winter. So according to the meaning of this day … … Continue reading

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moon kissing

Written for:  The Twiglets #110 – “kiss the moon” Instead of landing on the moon, give it a grateful kiss as you spin by.   If you kiss the moon, it smiles crescent at you. “To the moon Alice,” threatened … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bellows Moon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Moonstruck” (posted by Toni Spencer) The Native Americans have names for all the full moons in the year to mark the passing of time. The full moon was a time for night … Continue reading

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“no surprise”

Written for:  The Twiglets #106 – “no surprise” No surprise in her eyes entering her party. She faked a gasp, smartly. There are no surprises anymore, said the cynic until she met Santa Claus, broken leg at a clinic. super … Continue reading

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Assurance of the Moon

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a shaky poem.  Or . . . Write a sturdy poem. I want to be wrapped in moon glow, feel secure instead of astray. Your … Continue reading

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renga with six

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #57 Renga With … six haiku poets “For this weekend meditation I have chosen to challenge you to create a Renga With … not with one other haiku poet, but with six different haiku … Continue reading

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Renga With Basho #10

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #53 Renga With Basho #10 “summer’s night” “Welcome at the first edition of our anniversary month’s weekend meditations. This month I love to challenge you every weekend meditation to create a renga with one of … Continue reading

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Last Night of Autumn

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #24 Moonlight backgrounds last night of Autumn, in which bare, purple trees, and climbing leaves appear. Spacey- lacy flowers bend to wind’s whim. Some birds have begun migration. The crow remains at his station, watching … Continue reading

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