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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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“clocks never wake”

Written for:  The Twiglets #120 – “clocks never wake” Clocks never wake up on the wrong side of the bed.   She clocked him on the side of his head. He never woke.   Waking to blaring alarm clocks jars … Continue reading

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Warmth

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 13 – CANDLE “It is said, “It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.” And that one candle can light the world, just as a poem about … Continue reading

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Distillation

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1524 – O-Henro Shikoko Pilgrims (Memory Lane) At CDHK we have done a lot of pilgrimages, one of the pilgrimages was on Shikoku Island along the 88 temples of Kobo Daishi, the once in a lifetime pilgrimage … Continue reading

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Red Silk Ecstasy

Written for:  Poetic Asides #458 – Write an ecstatic poem. This poem is ecstasy, fantasy, tied up in red silk ribbon. This poem lead you to clouds, miles away from all things earthly. Your skin glows, with slow moves of … 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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Bourbon Vanilla

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Open Link Night #220  (posted by Bjorn) Madagascar vanilla tempted to sip from brown bottle, but essence is best experienced in a cake perfumed with vanilla. A candle flickering, flame on white, scenting a … Continue reading

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