Daily Archives: October 7, 2015

Poet and Friend

Written for:  Carpe Diem Haiku Experiment #1 an introduction A haiku poets writes a haiku for, say …, a close friend. He sends that haiku (or gives it in person) to that close friend, the recipient, and then the custom … Continue reading

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Red-Gold

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #171, Baseball by Cor Van den Heuvel Cor van den Heuvel, born and brought up in New England, has been writing haiku since he first discovered the genre in 1958 in San Francisco, where he heard … Continue reading

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Ice Festival

Written for:  Carpe Diem #833,  Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival Lake Shikotsu Ice Festival is an ice festival held in Lake Shikotsu hot springs in Shikotsu-Toya National Park. There are lines of ice sculptures made by spraying water from Lake Shikotsu, which … Continue reading

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For Love of Poetry

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  “Influences of Life” Think of, jot down, people, or things, that caused you to do something you might otherwise not have done. Or, to not do something you might have done. New city, new … Continue reading

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