Tag Archives: Summer

the air sleeps

Written for:  The Twiglets #122 – “the air sleeps” The air sleeps, but does it dream? She sleepwalks on many a cold night, and does not feel the frigid air. On a still summer evening in a tranquil setting you … Continue reading

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Beach Love

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Villonette “A Villonnet is a hybrid of the Villanelle and the Sonnet. It has the Iambic Pentameter of both, but holds the four-stanza/line structure of the sonnet, while utilizing the two-line rhyme nature … Continue reading

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For Jane’s Spirit

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #68 – Tan renga with Jane – “her gentle spirit”  Today I have chosen another nice modern kigo extracted from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku”, a complete saijiki in which Jane gathered modern … Continue reading

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Life On The Porch

Written for:  Poetic Asides #462 – “For today’s prompt, write a set poem. Collectors often try to complete the set, though some break up the set. Some people set the record straight. Some things need to set (like glue or … Continue reading

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After Summer Love

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 1 Write a glorious poem. Too fresh in his mind are those glorious days of summer strolls when they walked on the moon it seemed, floating off ground in … Continue reading

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Renga With Basho #10

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #53 Renga With Basho #10 “summer’s night” “Welcome at the first edition of our anniversary month’s weekend meditations. This month I love to challenge you every weekend meditation to create a renga with one of … Continue reading

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renga with Basho

Written for:  Carpe Diem – Renga With Basho #9 A Mark On The Wall “The goal is to create a renga with the given haiku, the line-up your own choice, through adding your second stanzas of two lines wit approximately … Continue reading

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porch

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge 2018 #1 shadows on a sunny porch (Jane Reichhold) The goal is to create a Tan Renga from a haiku. A Tan Renga is a short chained verse written by two poets. One wrote … Continue reading

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in the meadow

Written for:  Carpe Diem Crossroads #13 – Chilly Coolness “Welcome at a new episode of our CDHK feature “Crossroads”, the feature in which I challenge you to create a so called “fusion”-haiku from two haiku and to create a Troiku with … Continue reading

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summer clothes

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1462 – Thin Clothes butterflies attend the flowers of summer lilac (*) nothing more, nothing less © Chèvrefeuille (our host) (*) Buddleia or Butterfly-bush Here is my attempt: even in winter when gusts gather at my neck … Continue reading

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