Tag Archives: Inspired by another poem

A Squared Tan Renga

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge weekend-meditation #1 raindrops “Tan Renga is a short renga created by two poets. The first stanza, 3 lines (hokku) and the second stanza, 2 lines (Ageku). The 2nd stanza you have to create … Continue reading

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“uncomplicated things”

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Micro-poetry The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines (but you may write in fewer than 10 lines all the way down to a single … Continue reading

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Garden Statues

Written for: Carpe Diem Utabukuro, the poem-bag #1 – reintroduction:  “a single tulip” It’s my pleasure to re-introduce to you a feature we had here at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. This feature is based on a haiku by Basho which … 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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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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Sonnet #1

Written for Quickly #31 – RE-Vision Go back to something you wrote during week 1. Rewrite it into the form of a sonnet. Add or remove material as needed. (How you choose to define that is up to you. Google … Continue reading

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Dare to Condense

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend MiniChallenge:  Condense A Poem     (posted by Kim) I have chosen a long(-ish) poem by Pablo Neruda, which I would like you to condense to at least half the lines of … Continue reading

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Rewrite

Written for:  Quickly #28 Steal Well Rewrite William Carlos Williams’ “This Is Just To Say” This Is Just To Say I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) C.) bubbles in ice deep in winter the babbling brook white as stone bubbles in ice holding till spring the voice of the brook the mountain brook still with listening winter winds … Continue reading

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As Long As I Have Wings

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Literary Excursions with Kerry Greetings to all friends and poets. This year I would like to give more focus to the skill of using literary devices , with particular interest in those developed … Continue reading

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