Tag Archives: water

swimming

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1454 – Swimming “I searched for haiku with “swimming” in it and I ran into a nice series of haiku on swimming written by Issa. Let me give you an example of one of his haiku with … Continue reading

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droplets

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1453  – dripping water water dripping over moss – the old man bites a bit of air  © Ishida Yoshihiro (a contemporary of Basho)   water dripping after the summer storm the only sound © Chèvrefeuille (our … Continue reading

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water crystals

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #35 – Troiku challenge – “summer solstice” We are creating a fusion from the following haiku, and then writing a troiku: between the wedded rocks (*) the sun rises to her highest throne summer solstice mountain … Continue reading

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Gazing In Wonder

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Water Under The Bridge” (posted by Sanaa) So, our challenge today is to write about water. Gazing at glorious ocean water, waves ever moving, colors ever changing–pale acquamarine, midnight, teal– I am … Continue reading

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pooling

Written for:  Poetic Asides #438 – Write a pool poem. a pooling of tears swept out to ocean depths saline sorrows  

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Written for:  Carpe Diem Crossroads #10 Jane Reichhold’s “rainbows of high tide” This episode of Crossroads I love to challenge you to create a “fusion”-haiku from two haiku by our beloved Jane Reichhold (1937-2016). She was one of our co-hosts and … Continue reading

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A Week

Written for Poets United Midweek Motif~Happiness   (posted by Susan) Describe an instant and/or duration of happiness “Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” ― Robert Frost A week in summer weather on my side opalescent ocean … Continue reading

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When It Was Too Late

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Water  (posted by Sumana) “Water plays an important role in many legends and myths in every culture all over the world. Your poem today may include everything concerned with Water from ancient times to our … Continue reading

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splash of water

Written for:  The Twiglets #73 – “splash of water” A champagne splash is better than water. In the splash of water from his hand she could see the future. The farmer had a lovely daughter who was deathly afraid of … Continue reading

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A Wave

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Write Here.  Write Now.” (posted by Paul John Dear) “Write me a piece about living in the moment . . . that place where time stops.” “Forever is composed of nows.”~Emily Dickinson. … Continue reading

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