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snow in Spring

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1617 – The Start of the Kumano Kodo (ancient road) Pilgrimage:  The First Day of Spring For this first episode I have chosen to tell you some background on the first day of spring, because in … Continue reading

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Black Forest

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1596 – Black Forest “Today I love to challenge you to create a “fusion-ku” with the two given haiku Jane Reichhold. The modern kigo for today is “Black Forest” and here are the haiku to work … Continue reading

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Buson’s Memorial Day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1587 Buson’s Memorial Day (busonki) (January 17th) “Today it’s January 17th and that is Buson’s Memorial Day (or busonki) and it’s also a classical kigo for winter. So according to the meaning of this day … … Continue reading

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Of Helpers and Cakes

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet 7/5 Trochee The 7/5 Trochee was created by Andrea Dietrich, and it consists of 2 or more quatrain stanzas with the following set rules: Syllable pattern: 7/5/7/5 Rhyme Scheme: a/b/c/b or a/b/a/b Meter: … Continue reading

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“bare branches”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #31 Troiku … “bare branches” Here is the haiku from which you have to create a Troiku: bare branches a painting against the blue sky leaves under my feet © Yozakura, the Wandering Spirit Here … Continue reading

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perfect silence

Written for:  The Twiglets #56 – “perfect silence” is the hushed snowfall is the moment after television screen grows dark is two people comfortable with not speaking is the O-shape of a child’s mouth when surprised is being alone with … Continue reading

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package

Written for:  Carpe Diem Seven Days Before Christmas 2017 #3 white christmas snowflakes fall the world becomes a wonderland I wake up © Chèvrefeuille (our host) “In this haiku, one from my archive, you can read that I awoke from a … Continue reading

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first snow

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #8 Free Styling Here are the themes you can choose from: first snow; autumn leaves; sunrays; new day rising; Santoka Taneda; haibun; troiku silence white world still http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Unmelted Snow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1187 unmelted snow (yuki no hate / zansetsu) winter departure the last snow covers cherry blossoms ah! that fragility © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: cloud on a sidewalk dotted with spots of darkness … Continue reading

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Kashiwabara

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1158, Kashiwabara – birthplace of Kobayashi Issa Kobayashi Issa (1763 – 1828) was a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest of the Jōdo Shinshū sect known for his haiku poems and journals. He is better known … Continue reading

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