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“twilight”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1220 Twilight Here is the haiku by Jane Reichhold to inspire you: twilight some of the light underwater in a white stone © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016) in the twilight silence deepens into mystery last beam of … Continue reading

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Time Travel

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Time Travel, Ancient Japanese Poetry To Inspire You #3 Hyakunin-isshu, A Hundred Verses From Old Japan   on the mountain slopes fragile cherry blossom petals fall it seems to snow © Chèvrefeuille (Our host)   Here … Continue reading

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Sky Silhouette

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 17 Today is a special day for so many reasons, but one in the poetic realm is that today is International Haiku Poetry Day. It always falls on April 17, because … Continue reading

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Moon Smile

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1186, Hazy Moon Perhaps the most common cause of haze is produced by water droplets in humid weather. Other kinds of particles like dust, soot or volcanic ash can produce different phenomena when the light from … Continue reading

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Ship Of Love

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 3 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) of Love,” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your … 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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Steadfast Moon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads “And The Moon” – 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 … Continue reading

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Woman, Grown

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1121, Growth […] “There I was, being reborn, wanting to be bathed both inside and out by the immense sun that was shining and that was asking me to continue to grow more.” […] (Source: The Pilgrimage … Continue reading

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Full Moon

Written for:  Carpe Diem #13 – Teika’s 5th Tanka Writing Technique, “Lofty Style” or full moon Lofty style – taketakaki tei, a method of achieving grandeur and elevation One of the traditional examples of this style is the poem by Fujiwara … Continue reading

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A Brief Flash

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle#270 Words:  mimic, line, fade, state, limit, park, spin, insulate, kick, flash, rim, flip Sun flashes, lighting up trees in parks, a spinning wheel of autumn’s threads ’til it fades in shadow, and outlines a … Continue reading

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