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Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday : Corvid and sit a while. As most of you know, a group of crows is called a “murder” of crows. Crows are often used in literature and films to convey … 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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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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Written for:  Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) C.) Fuji No Yama  Mount Fuji No Yama, the holy mountain of Japan  morning breeze coming in the window surf sounds changing forms all around the Buddha clouds in a blue sky clouds … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1111, Oniria by Bruno Sanfilippo bells toll all birds gather in town square a lovely dream http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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December

Written for:  Poetic Asides #376 – Write a winter poem. Unadorned, branches of trees are brittle, skeletons of their summer selves. A world of sky peeks through lit by pale wintry sun. Hummingbirds circle their frozen feeder, clearly annoyed. I … Continue reading

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Morning Music

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1089 Divertimento in D minor, Op. 3, no. 3 by Anna Bon di Venezia heavenly music resonates through the neighborhood early sunrise birds praising their creator I embrace my love © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is … Continue reading

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“gathering clouds”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #8 gathering clouds heavy and dark with holding unfallen flakes bell-tone circles as path to meditation across galaxies Jane Reichhold mountain deep a sky covering with snow our way home blue cold snow warmed by … Continue reading

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“Autumn’s Voice”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #29 autumn’s voice Today our prompt is autumn’s voice, but what do I mean by that? With this prompt I hope to challenge you to create tanka in which you are listening to autumn’s … Continue reading

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Crows

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #23, Crows on a bare branch a crow lands autumn dusk © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) autumn departs between bare branches crows nest abandoned after the cold dark winter it will be inhabited again © … Continue reading

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