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St. Patrick

Written for:  Carpe Diem #837, St. Patrick’s Day Patrick was a 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. Much of what is known about Saint Patrick comes from the Declaration, which was allegedly written by Patrick himself. It is believed … Continue reading

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Camels

Written for:  Carpe Diem #796, Camels Wandering camels well equipped for desert life are bored.  They ask, got milk? http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Types of Stones

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #154, Afriku, haiku from Africa (idea of Adjei Agyei Baah) I have another wonderful haiku poet from Ghana, Africa, for you this month as our featured haiku poet. His name is Adjei Agyei Baah and he … Continue reading

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Steam

Written for:   Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars #18, John Stevenson’s “the train” the train picks up speed, in a paper coffee cup concentric waves the river always out there in the dark late train home coming home on the train … Continue reading

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They Are Coming

Written for Creative Bloomings, Inform:  Senryu A short Japanese style poem, similar to haiku in structure: three lines with 17 or fewer total “syllables”, however, senryû tend to be about human foibles while haiku tend to be about nature, and … Continue reading

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Castle

Written for:  Carpe Diem #577, Castle (February 2013) Elegant castle surrounded by pink flowers She is imprisoned http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Footed Temple

Written for:  Carpe Diem Ghost Writer #25, Björn Rudberg on “Haiku and Humor” One thing we use to little in haiku is the dry humor you can sometimes find in classical haiku. Maybe we are too respectful to the form … Continue reading

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Plain Wall

Written for:  Carpe Diem #543, Wall Plain wall, painted white Destruction, fear.  Wall covered In photos of missing http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/2014/08/carpe-diem-543-wall.html

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Hot Springs

Surrounded by trees Floating in green, warm waters Anyone looking?

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Summer Nights

Written for:  Carpe Diem #492, Nights of Summer Dark summer nights Riding fine white horses Gallant knights of summer

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