Tag Archives: Written from another poem

Meet Again, Breathe Again

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2  For Your Consideration – “From the Offices of Keats, Shelley & Rabinowitz” “Channel your favorite classic Romanticist poet and make your case (write your poem) including this line: ” . . . the rouged embers languish … Continue reading

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Plum Flowers

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #106 – Turn Back Time – (2) Revise that haiku by Taigi: “This week I love to “turn back time” to another wonderful special feature we have had here at our wonderful Haiku Kai. … Continue reading

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May My Words Be Clear

Written for:  Poets United – Wild Friday  (posted by Sanaa) Poetry:  Milk and Honey~Kupi Kaur “Have you ever read a poetry collection that makes you taste fire and storm? Have the words ever touched you so deeply you just had … Continue reading

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No Immunity

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Day 15 “Serendipity and a Poet” (posted by Gillena) Read three poems by François Villon CHOOSE: one that you like and, DISTIL: from one of them, a quote. CONSTRUCT: based on your understanding … Continue reading

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Gift Of A Peony

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”A Flower Was Offered To Me” Today we will begin with the same sentence and add our own variety to it. You may use your chosen form or write in free verse style. “A flower … Continue reading

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Oregon Moon

Written for: Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads The challenge is write a new poem or prose poem inspired by the title, verse or style by Jane Hirshfield. I was inspired by this poem: Sonoma Fire BY JANE HIRSHFIELD Large moon … Continue reading

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“a wandering crow”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #724, “A wandering crow” by Basho Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as: a wandering crow its old nest has become a plum tree (c) Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) Sad old man … Continue reading

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A Hug

Written for:  Carpe Diem #720, “if taken in my hand” At the beginning of September I came back to my birthplace. Nothing of my mother remained. The grass in front of mother’s room had withered in the frost. Everything had … Continue reading

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“no strength left”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #145, Shida Yaba’s “no strength left” Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as Yaba’s. The following haiku by Shida Yaba was written when he heard the news of Basho’s death (1694): no strength … Continue reading

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“end of the month”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #719, Basho’s end of the month Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as: end of the month no moon hugging an ancient cedar in the storm © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) Another month … Continue reading

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