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“a soothing breeze”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (3) a soothing breeze a soothing breeze cicadas sing their song sound of water                                … Continue reading

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creek soaking

Written for:  The Twiglets #89 – “soaking in a creek” dirty socks soaking in a creek take a peek Using the creek as their own private tub, sparrows soak. A young man who was well spoken was appalled to hear … Continue reading

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against the sky

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #44 Troiku Challenge:  Against The Sky Last weekend I challenged you with a Troiku Challenge and I thought this weekend we will do that again, so I have another nice challenge for you to create a … Continue reading

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away

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1488 – The Soul of Portugal “Although the origins are difficult to trace, today fado (destiny, fate) is commonly regarded as simply a form of song which can be about anything, but must follow a certain traditional … Continue reading

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Meanings of Wilderness

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Wilderness  (posted by Sumana) Is wilderness a place? Is it an instinct? Is it an idea? How does wilderness make you feel? If wilderness is being wild as an adult and not a child I’ll … Continue reading

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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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