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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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“aroma of pine”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1676 Troiku Month (5) the aroma of pine by Hamish “Managua” Gunn “Today I have chosen a haiku by one of our haijin from the start of CDHK. I know that he is a great author … Continue reading

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“spring snow”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1675 Troiku Month (4) spring snow “Today I have chosen a haiku by a modern haiku poet. I never had heard from him, but he has written wonderful haiku, but also haiku inspired on war. In … Continue reading

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observance

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1674 Troiku Month (3) chestnuts by the eaves “For today I have chosen a haiku by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), whom I see as my sensei. It’s one of the 50 haiku he used in his wonderful … Continue reading

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native town

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1673 Troiku Month (2) my native town “Today I have a haiku for you to create your Troiku with written by Santoka Taneda: my native town far, far away– hurgeoning trees. © Santoka Taneda my native … Continue reading

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Buson’s Memorial Day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1587 Buson’s Memorial Day (busonki) (January 17th) “Today it’s January 17th and that is Buson’s Memorial Day (or busonki) and it’s also a classical kigo for winter. So according to the meaning of this day … … Continue reading

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