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gold-filled meadow

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #99 – Crossroads of Summer Welcome at a new episode of our weekend meditation feature. This weekend I love to challnege you to create a Troiku with a haiku distilled from two given haiku … Continue reading

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flower names

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #97 – Depth of a Flower  (CD Crossroads) “This weekend I love to challenge you with a Crossroads episode. A Crossroads episode challenges you to create a “fusion”-haiku from two given haiku and create … Continue reading

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“flowers”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1711 Flowers (modern kigo) “Today I have chosen a modern kigo from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku”, from the section Summer, subsection plants … today our theme is flowers. I have a nice haiku for … Continue reading

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“shadow”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1709 – Shadow (Crossroads-Troiku).  Create a “fusion-haiku”, and a troiku from that. “Here are the two haiku to work with: blue autumn skies folded into mountains purple shadow © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016) such a hot day … Continue reading

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enjoyment

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1705 enjoyment . . . a modern summer kigo “Today I have a nice challenge for you. I will give you two haiku themed “enjoyment”. You have to use the both haiku to create a new … Continue reading

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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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laundry on line

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1683 Troiku month (12) White Valley Clouds after the rain breathing deeply white valley clouds © Jane Reichhold (Taken from: “A Dictionary of Haiku”) Here is my attempt: after the rain slim soaked clothing on lines … 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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“moonlit night”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1681 Troiku Month (10) Moonlit Night by Masaoka Shiki “Today I have chosen a haiku by Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902). Shiki was the poet who gave haiku its name and he brought haiku into the 20th century. … Continue reading

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spiderweb

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1679 Troiku Month (8) spiderweb “Today I have a modern haiku for you created by Calvin Olson in 2016. It’s a nice haiku to work with I think.” Spiderweb anchored To a tree, a bush, the … Continue reading

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