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Gold Eyes

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1278 – Enigma (music by Karunesh) (Being inspired by music) dawn dewdrops shimmer the fench glistens © Chèvrefeuille (experimental tanka) Here is my attempt: sundial moves to sunset reflected in animal eyes of gold http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Matching

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1251 – Bluebells at Sunset by Inguana Plume fragile bluebells fainting © Chèvrefeuille (experimental haiku) – our host Here is my attempt: matching hues in brilliance bluebells and sunset http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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“conquest of paradise”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1088, Conquest of Paradise (Vangelis)   sailing through sunset drum beats sound in distance heading for shore http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Calm

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1051, Calm the hour silent before the birds awake waves on sand © Jane Reichhold her gentle spirit the calm of an early morning a bird’s song © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: motionless smile … Continue reading

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A Savored Moment

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub-Tuesday Poetics:  Summer Starter (posted by Walt Wojtanik) Our quest on this first day of the summer season, is to be inspired by a summer moment as seen through the eyes of another. Use something from … Continue reading

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“ripple in the lake”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #209, “ripple in the lake” by Joyce Lorenson lights along the shore shimmering reflections ripple in the lake © Joyce Lorenson Here is my attempt: Sun and clouds float carrying a red sky into the water … Continue reading

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Writing Technique: Finding the Divine in the Common

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #75 rice gourd (lost episode March) The HWT used by Basho for this “lost episode” we have seen earlier in our second series of Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques. It’s called “finding the divine in … Continue reading

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Night in Carmel

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 7 Write a tritina Our (optional) prompt for Day Seven comes to us from Gloria Gonsalves, who challenges us all to write a tritina. The tritina is a shorter cousin to the sestina, involving three, … Continue reading

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Red

Written for:  Carpe Diem Theme Week #2 Color Your Life Introduction Color Your Life … Red: “The color red is one of the most vibrant colors in the spectrum. Red color has the longest wavelength in the visible color spectrum. … Continue reading

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Rubies

Written for:  Carpe Diem #870 prologue: a door of grass; spring departing; how glorious spring departing birds cry and in the fishes’ eyes are tears how glorious young green leaves flash in the sun © Matsuo Basho (translation by Jane … Continue reading

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