Tag Archives: Summer

Hints of Change

Written for:  Wednesday Muse~Cicadas! “This week the prompt is cicadas. This time of year cicadas are sawing, buzzing, thrumming away. To me this sound represents the sound of summer, the beginning of the end of summer. Cicadas in ancient times … Continue reading

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Rain With A Kick

Written for:  Wednesday Muse – Summer Rain Not always soft showers that tickle the ground, a summer rain can follow thunder’s blast, raging at the windows, playing havoc with the trees. As quickly, nature reverts to stillness, as if contemplating … Continue reading

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porch

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1707 cooling on the porch (hashi-i), classical haiku “Today’s classical kigo to work with is very clear I think. Isn’t it a joy to cool down on the porch with a nice beer or glass of … Continue reading

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summer cocktails

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1694 Summer Cocktails together with my love coming at peace in the summer night sharing our cocktail © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: frosty cocktail love potion mixed with fresh fruit two straws http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/Continue reading

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best friends

Written for: Carpe Diem #1692 Summer Love … extreme haibun “This month we will see a lot of examples of love in Japanese poetry, but for starters I have chosen to challenge you with the creation of a so called … Continue reading

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Cool Tips

Written for:  Wednesday Muse – “Keepin’ Cool”  (posted by Toni) What do you do to keep cool? Dip in the river or pool? Do as the Japanese do and eat noodles with ice cubes in the noodles? Popsicles or Italian … Continue reading

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At Last

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #253 – Preamble to Summer “Give us an image of the idylls of Summer to make the anticipation of this season worth our while. Evoke a smile, illicit a tear, give your Summer whatever … Continue reading

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Taste of Summer

Written for:  Poetic Asides #485 “Write a summer poem.” My skin sweats salt in summertime. Ocean cools leaving salt scent there. A season to sip chilled white wine. My skin sweats salt in summertime. I feel sensuous and sublime. With … Continue reading

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Enticements

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #252 – “Coming and Going” “If this prompt makes you unsure whether you’re coming or going, write one of each. Write a “coming” poem. Write a “going” poem. Or give a voice to your … Continue reading

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Summer Softens

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Exercise in Poetic Thought #3 “The third step in our poem building exercise is upon us. Today, we put some parts together. Choose one of your titles written in exercise #2. Now, starting with that … Continue reading

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