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“bare branches”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #31 Troiku … “bare branches” Here is the haiku from which you have to create a Troiku: bare branches a painting against the blue sky leaves under my feet © Yozakura, the Wandering Spirit Here … Continue reading

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troiku for Celestine

Written for:  Carpe Diem Extra January 23rd 2018 — Celestine Nudanu (special feature) I challenge you to create a troiku with the following haiku by Celestine Nudanu: empty calabash reflecting the fading sun a beggar sits in gloom © Celestine … Continue reading

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“winter solitude”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #12 – Christmas Troiku winter solitude – in a world of one color the sound of wind                             © Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) winter … Continue reading

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Floating Light Troiku

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-meditation #3 on the river And here is the haiku which you have to use for this Troiku-challenge: on the river lights float to the horizon the dead rejoice © Basho on the river reflection of lighthouse … Continue reading

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Gust

Written for:  Chèvrefeuille’s Gift #6 gust of wind I love to challenge you to complete a haiku with only a given first line and to challenge you a little bit more I love to ask you to create a troiku … Continue reading

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butterflies and birds

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #63 Troiku Written from Basho’s, “butterflies and birds” butterflies and birds restlessly they rise up a cloud of flowers © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) butterflies and birds mid-air freedom rides adventures await restlessly they rise up … Continue reading

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“Caw, Caw, Caw”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #62, Troiku Troiku is a haiku form which I have invented and I will give a brief description of this way of writing haiku. Troiku is a compound word which I distilled from the Russian sleigh … Continue reading

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White Owl

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #127, Sogi’s third “dewy evening ” Try to write a haiku in the same sense, tone and spirit and use that haiku to write a Troiku  (Troiku form:  Intention is to write three new haiku … Continue reading

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Bed of Violets

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #122, Richard Wright’s 3rd haiku “The Violet Beds” The Troiku is a kind of creativity with haiku … in short you have to use every line of the haiku (three in total) as the starting … Continue reading

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