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“into the sea”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1273 – Into The Sea – tan renga from Jane’s beginning: melting into the sea the full moon leaves a candle bright                        © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016) across … Continue reading

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Traveling Moonbeam

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #321 Words:  pretense, bulk, dearth, shock, possible, individual, jump, challenge, light, route, drug, teeming This poem is an individual moonbeam traveling lightly, jumping and bouncing on a new route where dearth of enlightenment exists. … Continue reading

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Garden Statues

Written for: Carpe Diem Utabukuro, the poem-bag #1 – reintroduction:  “a single tulip” It’s my pleasure to re-introduce to you a feature we had here at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. This feature is based on a haiku by Basho which … Continue reading

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Moon Ghost

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads-Out of Standard: “Writing Unseen” (imagined by Isadora Gruye) Write a poem about something you cannot see fully.  Whether it’s the sea monster draped in darkness or just the silhouette of a lover blotted … Continue reading

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“twilight”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1220 Twilight Here is the haiku by Jane Reichhold to inspire you: twilight some of the light underwater in a white stone © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016) in the twilight silence deepens into mystery last beam of … Continue reading

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Time Travel

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Time Travel, Ancient Japanese Poetry To Inspire You #3 Hyakunin-isshu, A Hundred Verses From Old Japan   on the mountain slopes fragile cherry blossom petals fall it seems to snow © Chèvrefeuille (Our host)   Here … Continue reading

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Sky Silhouette

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 17 Today is a special day for so many reasons, but one in the poetic realm is that today is International Haiku Poetry Day. It always falls on April 17, because … Continue reading

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Moon Smile

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1186, Hazy Moon Perhaps the most common cause of haze is produced by water droplets in humid weather. Other kinds of particles like dust, soot or volcanic ash can produce different phenomena when the light from … Continue reading

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Ship Of Love

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 3 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) of Love,” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your … Continue reading

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Night Poppies

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1166 Nightflower Hafiz, a Sufi poet, expressed in poetry love for the divine, and the intoxicating oneness of union with it.  Hafiz, along with many Sufi masters, uses wine as the symbol for love. The intoxication … Continue reading

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