Tag Archives: Seasons

warbler

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1463 – old bush warbler If not for the call of the bush warbler coming out of the valley, who then would be aware of the arrival of springtime? © Ôe no Chisato this bush warbler – … Continue reading

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passing time

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #37 Troiku Challenge “Time” This weekend meditation I love to challenge you again to create a Troiku with a “fusion”-haiku. And this weekend I love to challenge you to create a “fusion”-haiku with the following … Continue reading

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variations on rain

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads “Fifty Shades of Rain”  (posted by Toni) “The Japanese have 50+ words for rain. Being Japanese their words for rain are seasonal, specific, and at times, extremely artistic. We westerners look at rain … Continue reading

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Forgivingness of Summer

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #57 – “Don’t Rain On My Parade!  (posted by Kim) “Join us in writing rain-drenched poems in the hope that together we can magic up a big enough umbrella to keep the rain … Continue reading

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Broken

Written for:  Poetics Aside #432 Write a Spring poem. Winter is a broken s                    p                       r         … Continue reading

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new season

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #7 Tan Renga Challenge “the last colorful leaves” This weekend I love to challenge you with Tan Renga, that nice tanka-like poem created by two poets. The goal is to write the second stanza towards a … Continue reading

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Fence of September

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes Form Friday – “Choka” One of the most intricate Japanese Poetry forms is the Choka. Also referred to as a “Long Poem,” the Choka often tells a story. It does not rhyme, and offers … Continue reading

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A Squared Tan Renga

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge weekend-meditation #1 raindrops “Tan Renga is a short renga created by two poets. The first stanza, 3 lines (hokku) and the second stanza, 2 lines (Ageku). The 2nd stanza you have to create … Continue reading

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Balancing Seasons in My Mind

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Komorebi  (posted by hayesspencer) “I was thinking intensely of the Japanese word, komorebi (koe moe ray bee) which means specifically light that is filtered between leaves and usually occurring in spring and … Continue reading

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“serenity”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1231 Serenity (Mystical Threshold by intuitive artist Joan Fullerton)   Our journey into the modern arts is on full speed, the first week is almost done. We have already seen modern arts sculptures and today I … Continue reading

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