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ice cream troiku

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1695 – Ice Cream  . . . Troiku “This time I have chosen for another nice summer theme, Ice Cream. Of course ice cream isn’t specific for summer, because you can eat ice cream whole year, … Continue reading

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gift

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1682 Troiku month (11) The Wind Of Fuji “For this first regular episode of this new week I have chosen a haiku by my master, Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) and maybe you know it, because I think … Continue reading

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“spring snow”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1675 Troiku Month (4) spring snow “Today I have chosen a haiku by a modern haiku poet. I never had heard from him, but he has written wonderful haiku, but also haiku inspired on war. In … Continue reading

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tan renga with Basho

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1665 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (12) “special” Basho “Miscanthus bud” “Welcome at a “special” episode of our Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019. Today I have a few nice haiku by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) … Continue reading

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snap

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1663 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (10) “Snap of an Icicle” – by Kim Russell “Welcome at a new episode in our Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019. This month I challenge you to create … Continue reading

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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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