Tag Archives: scent

winter trees

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1789 – The Winter Trees (Crossroads) The task is to create a “fusion-ku” from the two given haiku and create a Troiku with it, so this episode is a “Crossroads” episode. Here are the two haiku … Continue reading

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honeysuckle

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1723 Honeysuckle “As a haiku poet I use a “haigo” or “penname” and as you know my “haigo” is Chèvrefeuille (French for Honeysuckle). I am a Dutch haiku poet and I write almost all my haiku … Continue reading

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Full To Bursting

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Exercise in Poetic thought #4  “(from sentences in Part 1, choose 1 word from each sentence (10 words).  Use at least 8 in a new poem.” Words: cloud, auguries, flavor, tremulous, space, embrace, song, missed, … Continue reading

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beachcomber

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1704 Beachcomber . . . Renga with Jane Reichhold “Today I have chosen a prompt taken from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary Of Haiku”, a modern saijiki, from the section Summer, subsection livelihood: Beachcomber. A beachcomber is … Continue reading

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Signature

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Perfume  (posted by Sanaa) “Your task today is to write a new poem that revolves around the idea of perfume. Feel free to take the subject in whichever direction that suits you i.e romantic, solemn, … Continue reading

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laundry on line

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1683 Troiku month (12) White Valley Clouds after the rain breathing deeply white valley clouds © Jane Reichhold (Taken from: “A Dictionary of Haiku”) Here is my attempt: after the rain slim soaked clothing on lines … 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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“aroma of pine”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1676 Troiku Month (5) the aroma of pine by Hamish “Managua” Gunn “Today I have chosen a haiku by one of our haijin from the start of CDHK. I know that he is a great author … 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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“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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