Tag Archives: Night

“wisteria”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1660 Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (7) Wisteria “Today I have chosen to challenge you with a haiku by Yosa Buson (1716-1784), one of the “Big Five” haiku poets.” Here is the haiku by Buson to … Continue reading

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the air sleeps

Written for:  The Twiglets #122 – “the air sleeps” The air sleeps, but does it dream? She sleepwalks on many a cold night, and does not feel the frigid air. On a still summer evening in a tranquil setting you … Continue reading

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After Hours Party

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 3 For today’s prompt, write an animal poem. The poem could be about an animal. Or it could just mention an animal in passing. Or include an animal in your … Continue reading

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Indigo Invaders

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #229 – In The Mood (not yourself). “Write a mood or anti-mood poem.” Indigo invades my veins these days–the ones I do not know if I am capable of getting through to a lighter shade. … Continue reading

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lost

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (11) the dim glow of a campfire – (Quote from a Japanese novelist) […] “He felt so lost, he said later, that the familiar studio felt like a haunted … 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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Body Works

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-challenge Fussy Little Forms:  “Nonet”  (posted by Marian) A nonet is defined as a combination of nine instruments or voices, or a musical composition for such a combination. The word comes … Continue reading

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In Smoky Mist

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #365 Words:  smokes, howls, through, green, rolls, never, hide, tongues, mean, stare, mysteries, mist In smoky mist, mysterious howls, never before heard, echo through the canyon. What can they mean? I stare where green rolling hills … Continue reading

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Curtain of Night

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads “Curtain Falls”  (posted by Sanaa) Curtains. From a mundane household item to a haunting metaphor, their allure will envelop your spirit into the generous folds. When closed they instantly cast a room into … Continue reading

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Calling In The Dog

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “The Poem as a One-Sided Conversation”.  (posted by Kerry) Today, I wish for us to celebrate the poem as a one-sided conversation, written for a silent and even disinterested audience, because poetry … Continue reading

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