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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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“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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