Tag Archives: Haiku

fragments and phrases

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #17 fragment and phrase This episode I love to ask you all to create haiku (or tanka) in which you use the fragment and phrase theory as stated by Jane Reichhold, just to honor … Continue reading

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“poet’s craft”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu Special #1 – “The Poet’s Craft” – essay by Kim Express what you think “poet’s craft” is, reflecting on own experiences as haiku and tanka poets. “The poet’s craft is something that I think about a … Continue reading

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Young Monk

Written for:  Carpe Diem Namasté, The Spiritual Way #8 Spiritual Imagination You can choose the image you want to use yourself. Try to create a haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry form with the focus on the “deeper spiritual meaning”. … Continue reading

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Akebia Blossom

Written for:  carpe Diem #1196 (theme week 2) Akebia Blossom (Akebi no hana) Akebia is a cold hardy climber with fragrant blooms and sweet purple fruit. It’s native to Japan where it grows wild in the forest. In late spring, … Continue reading

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Andromeda Flowers

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1195 (theme Week 1) – Andromeda Flowers sweet perfume arouses my senses Andromeda flowers a waterfall of flowers and color making love this spring night © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: white bells in … Continue reading

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Sakura

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1194 Cherry Blossom (Sakura) from among the peach trees blooming everywhere, the first cherry blossoms. a lovely spring night suddenly vanished while we viewed cherry blossoms from every direction cherry blossom petals blow into Lake Biwa … Continue reading

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Wordle Haiku

Written for:  Carpe Diem Gift #1 Full Circle-“New Life” The goal is to use twelve (12) words to create four (4) haiku. These haiku you have to create following the numbers 1 to 12, for example … for your first haiku … Continue reading

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Heartbeats

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1190 spring wind (supuringu waindo) cherry blossoms looking so fragile in the moonlight – ah! the spring breeze © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: gentle fluttering sound of scattered petals tiny blossom heartbeats http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Unmelted Snow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1187 unmelted snow (yuki no hate / zansetsu) winter departure the last snow covers cherry blossoms ah! that fragility © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: cloud on a sidewalk dotted with spots of darkness … Continue reading

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Croaking

Written for:  Carpe Diem #14, Universal Jane – Basho’s “Old Pond” an old pond a frog jumps into the sound of water © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) You can see the haiku has the necessary fragment, (an old pond), and … Continue reading

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