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A Cento of Nature

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 22 “Write a nature poem.” Hope is the thing with feathers who moves his soft velvety head. Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air call to you, harsh and … Continue reading

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Waterfalls

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly challenge “What is it that exhilarates you? What is it that you chase?” Awed by waterfalls, I discovered spectacular ones while living in Oregon. That continual cascade of water soaking the rocks … Continue reading

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imperial route

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1619 Kumano Kodo … Nakahechi route (aka the Imperial Route) The Kumano Kodo or “ancient road” is one of Japan’s most gorgeous pilgrims routes … it’s by the way not just one pilgrimage. The Kumano Kodo … Continue reading

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A Different Beauty

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Shimo No Koe (first frost’s voice)  posted by Victoria Slotto What memories or sensual experience can you claim when you think of a first frost? Perhaps it is the withering of the … Continue reading

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Rushing Water

Written for:  The Twiglets #15, rushing water a gushing waterfall slows as it nears black rocks below, turns to gentle stream https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Kema

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1160, Kema, birthplace of Yusa Buson from far and near hearing the sounds of waterfalls young leaves © Buson Here is my attempt: rolling down rocks splashing water gathers at hem of waterfall http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Waterfall

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1061, Waterfall red rock waterfall into emerald pools cedar incense water blackened rocks falling with the waterfall some of them chipped rock the shape of water falling white rim on black rock light falling with the … Continue reading

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Portugal

Written for:  Carpe Diem #987, Portugal waves come and go hidden between mountains – love on the beach © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Without asking, the wind Sheds the flowers on the ground . . . I never dared. © Afrânio … Continue reading

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“petal lanterns”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 6th (5) by Hamish Managua Gunn petal lanterns — a waterfall of flowers her lips touch mine                            © … Continue reading

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Kept Hidden

Written for:  Carpe Diem #880, Secrets of the Deep North Unveiled: coolness, cloud peaks, not permitted to tell not permitted to tell how sleeves are wetted in the bathroom © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) There are several places in Japan which … Continue reading

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