Tag Archives: Seasons

Forward Fall!

Written for Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #258 – “Getting Back To It” “Write a poem about getting back to something (or getting back something).” I dis Summer what a bummer. Time for feeling Fall– gold, red, orange, and all. Won’t … Continue reading

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A Name

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “Pick two prompts, any prompts!  then Senryū or Elfchen or Cherita Keeping that wee bit in mind… for today’s prompt, I invite everyone to take two prompts, any prompts, and … Continue reading

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“sun’s reflection”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #83 – Renga With . . .   Sun’s Reflection “You all know what to do but I will give you the task again. You have to add the two-lined stanza between the haiku. You … Continue reading

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passage

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1653 passing spring (yuku haru) “At the end of spring we are longing for summer, spring has passed by and has spread new life all around us. Nature is in full bloom and the bare branches … Continue reading

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Seasonal Mornings

Written for:  2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 1 – Write a morning poem and for Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Write a poem about love! Or about the seasons changing, love affairs growing old, streams swelled with rain, … Continue reading

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Missing: Spring

Written for:  Poetic Asides #476 – Write a Spring poem.  Believe it or not, today is the first day of spring (and my little brother’s birthday!). So write about birds and bees. Or break lines over the lack of spring-like … Continue reading

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grieving

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1613 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (17) – grieving “Today I have a not so well known haiku for you to work with by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694).” Here is the haiku to work with: who is … Continue reading

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Morning Meditation

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday: Solitude  (posted by Kim) “I regularly read Brain Pickings by Maria Popova and a recent one had an article about Hermann Hesse on solitude.  The article starts by describing how Hesse’s ideas about … Continue reading

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Creeping Sadness

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Mono no Aware”  (posted by Toni) All of us are seeing the year slowly die. This brings me to a Japanese phrase – mono no aware (moh noh noh ah wah ray) … 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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