Tag Archives: Sounds

SSh Ding!

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 6 Write a poem about a sound. Ssh ding! Ssh ding! What is that constant noise that destroys my peace? Ssh ding! Ssh ding! How can I eradicate a sound bound … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1147 – Ise Shrine The Ise Grand Shrine, located in the city of Ise, Mie Prefecture of Japan, is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the sun goddess Amaterasu. Officially known simply as Jingū, Ise Jingū is … Continue reading

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Beginning Music

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1099, Symphony #3 by Louise Farrenc early morning the first sun beams cherish my body she awakens too my sunshine, my cooling summer rain, she the one I will love forever © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here … Continue reading

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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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Poetry Reading

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1067 poetry reading book of poems on each page fingerprints of a soul © Jane Reichhold listen leaves are whispering haiku © Chèvrefeuille (Santoka Taneda’s “free-style”) on the beach I read my haiku aloud seagulls cry … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1018 Temple bell “The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.” ~  Matsuo Basho   http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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“whitecaps on the bay”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #213, “Whitecaps on the Bay” by Richard Wright Write a poem in the same tone, sense, and spirit as: Whitecaps on the bay: A broken signboard banging In the April wind. © Richard Wright Here is … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #212 Joyce Lorenson’s 4th “a glint of mica” As you all know the goal of the CD-Specials is to create a new haiku in the same tone, sense and spirit as the one given.  a … Continue reading

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After Three Days

Written for:  Poetics Aside #353 – Write a nothing important poem. Maybe it’s a poem about an unimportant tool, plant, animal, or even person. Of course, sometimes the unimportant things are revealed to be the most important of all. So … Continue reading

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Spring Sonnet

Neighbors in driveways wash their cars hoping torrential rains have abated. Here comes that white truck, with ice cream bars. Children queue up, long have they waited. Japanese maple is growing new hair, while pink apple blossoms brighten a tree. … Continue reading

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