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Wishing On Blossoms

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 11 Two-for-Tuesday:  Write a sonnet or write an anti-form poem. A full flowered spring, rebirth, renewal is under the wing of Autumn’s last chill, awaiting entrance as I await yours. ‘Tis … Continue reading

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Meadow Moments

Written for:  Poetics United Midweek Motif~April Write a poem capturing the details of an outdoor scene or day in April. Miniature daisies dot the meadow. Shushing of a stream. Lovers locked in dreams under umbrellaed limbs of a maple tree. … Continue reading

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Night Poppies

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1166 Nightflower Hafiz, a Sufi poet, expressed in poetry love for the divine, and the intoxicating oneness of union with it.  Hafiz, along with many Sufi masters, uses wine as the symbol for love. The intoxication … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1165 roses  (from a poem by Rumi) along the road thrown away roses a lost treasure © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: bruised and torn tossed out for imperfections a lonely red rose http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/Continue reading

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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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Daydreamers

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1152 Ikebana More than simply putting flowers in a container, Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which nature and humanity are brought together. Contrary to the idea of a particolored or multicolored arrangement of blossoms, … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1140 arriving at the right moment “How often we can say “I was on the right place at the right time”? I think we all will have such experiences. You walk somewhere and you see the … 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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Morning Fresh

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1108, Promise by Thomas Bergersen out of dark night dawn pink lights up the sky butterflies rain down camellias circle her face she wakens in morning, fresh http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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“Six Japanese Gardens”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1095 Six Japanese Gardens by Kaija Saariaho gurgling valley stream can’t resist your lovely song – shadow of a Carp © Chèvrefeuille Here is my attempt: a gong sounds tiger lilies raise their heads in Japanese … Continue reading

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