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best friends

Written for: Carpe Diem #1692 Summer Love … extreme haibun “This month we will see a lot of examples of love in Japanese poetry, but for starters I have chosen to challenge you with the creation of a so called … Continue reading

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Taste of Summer

Written for:  Poetic Asides #485 “Write a summer poem.” My skin sweats salt in summertime. Ocean cools leaving salt scent there. A season to sip chilled white wine. My skin sweats salt in summertime. I feel sensuous and sublime. With … Continue reading

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Miracle of Water

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Form:  Ghazal (posted by Gay Reiser Cannon) Traditional Ghazal rules of form are very clear. The opening couplet is called a matla, which sets up the rhyme scheme (qaifa) and refrain (radif) by … Continue reading

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colors of winter

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1658 – Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (5) “Windy Gusts” Akutagawa Ryunosuke A Japanese writer active in Taisho period Japan. He is regarded as the “Father of the Japanese short story”, and is noted for his … Continue reading

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sanctuary

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1657 Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (4) Ocean Sanctuary The goal of TRC is to complete or continue a given haiku (3-lined verse) by adding a 2-lined stanza through association on the scenes / images in … Continue reading

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ocean renewal

Written for:  Carpe Diem REVIVING TANKA SPLENDOR (01-2019) DAFFODILS Here is the Tanka by Jane Reichhold: your sleeping breath night rain revives the earth waves of sea air in bright yellow daffodils nod to the dark wind © Jane Reichhold … Continue reading

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“a broad bright moon”

Written for:  the Twiglets #117 – “a broad bright moon” width of bright moon circles earth in incandescence transfixed by brightness of moon she barely blinks moon hovers over ocean casting an orb of light on tips of meringue peaks … Continue reading

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lace

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1603 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (8) sunday morning sunday morning all the waves in white kneeling on the beach                         © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016) fine … Continue reading

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Alberta

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1558 – Alberta (Canada) . . . imagination without limits clouds change moving along the bright sky I fell in love © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: like ocean spume rising from crevice of … Continue reading

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Omens of Grayness

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 8 For today’s prompt, write a poem that hints at something. In my mind, I’m thinking of a poem that foreshadows a possible future poem in your potential chapbook. … Continue reading

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