Tag Archives: Spring

Their View of Spring

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 13 “For today’s prompt, write a view poem. Wherever you’re at, you have a view: maybe of a river or sunset. Maybe of a cubicle or a copy machine. Even … Continue reading

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haze

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1639 blossom haze (hanagumori) “This month we are exploring the classical and non-classical kigo (seasonwords) for spring and today I have a wonderful classical kigo for you to work with. Today our classical kigo is blossom … Continue reading

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Spring Flower Thoughts

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #2 – Hanami Hello Wednesday Musers! I hope you enjoyed last week’s prompt. A little bit of business first…The Sunday Muse and the Wednesday Muse are two separate muses. Cousins if you will. Related but with … Continue reading

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California poppies

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1636 – California Poppy (modern kigo) “Today our modern kigo is “California poppy”. It sounds like the regular poppy, but I had never heard of the California poppy. By the way the chosen haiku example is … Continue reading

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Spring’s Alchemy

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl,  Wordle #396 Words:  spirit, pepper, cloudy, mix, sing, alchemy, sting, life, moon, pull, chill, swell Peppered with moon flowers, the meadow swells with pride. Where cloudy chill resided, spirit of life presides. Pull of Spring … 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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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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Spring Season

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Season Your Poetry” (posted by Toni) “What I am going to do is to ask you for a brief (and I mean brief) poem about a kigo in spring. the form is … Continue reading

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first day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1605 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (9) first day of spring For today’s episode I have chosen a nice (renown) haiku by Basho, my master, one of the most famous haiku poets. First day of spring– … Continue reading

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eager trees

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #71 Crossroads Hineri … cherry blossom “This weekend I love to challenge you with a Crossroads Hineri episode. As you know Crossroads is the feature to create a fusion-ku from two given haiku. This … Continue reading

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