Monthly Archives: February 2017

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1162 Ueno Iga Province, birthplace of Basho these fireflies, like the moon in all the rice paddies the scent of early rice – cutting through the fields, on the right, the Rough Shore Sea. © Matsuo … Continue reading

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Some Things About Giggling

Written for:  dVerse:  Quadrille #27  (posted by whimsygizmo) For today’s Q44, I would like you to giggle. Give it a good loud verb voice. Or allow it its noun-dom. Add a couple of letters and turn it into an adjective … Continue reading

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Matsuyama City

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1161, Matsuyama City, birthplace of Shiki A wonderful “natural” bridge. This wooden bridge is all covered with green leaved bushes and makes it one with nature like a chameleon. Shiki was a master in using the … Continue reading

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“Tragedy Strikes Cult”

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #288 Words:  feathered, jinx, planet, shallow, follow, us, decide, sigh, bleed, cult, spin, news He followed that cult to a shallow grave. Come with us, and be saved, said a woman with feathered headband. … Continue reading

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The Annual Animal Parade

Written for:  Quickly:  Funny Thing Happened Until then…Mardi Gras. Play it straight or play it kinky. Invent your own version of the parade. Maybe even make up your own Krewe. What’s your thing? What do you throw to the crowd? … Continue reading

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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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Lavender Riches

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads: “FASHION ME YOUR WORDS TO ~ FOLD” Your challenge today toads, is to Let your words dance with me in celebration. Forgetting all others, focus your gaze on The Fold and write using … Continue reading

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Matto

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1159 Matto, birthplace of Chiyo-Ni Today we are visiting the birthplace of the most famous female haiku poet ever, Chiyo-Ni (1703-1775). ‘Chiyo-Ni is most known for her haiku about Morning Glory for example this one, her … Continue reading

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It’s Your Choice

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  (Imagined by Isadora Gruye) Out of Standard:  Multiple Choice In the current political climate of my America shaped box, leaders are lifting lines directly from one of my favorite authors – a man … Continue reading

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This Pad is Reserved

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform C’mon in, the Platform is yours today! Please share a poem with us. Long or short, old or new, it’s up to you. Toads gather on lily pads to … Continue reading

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