Tag Archives: tanka

Gardens of Beauty

Written for:  Carpe Diem Namasté, the Spiritual Way #4 keepers of the earth “Be a keeper of the earth, live with nature as if you see it for the very first time. See that apple as if you see it … Continue reading

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Mountains

Written for:  Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) D. – Sierra Mountains (tanka) the dreamer never dreaming to live a dream leaving everyone else behind in the future long meadow is too short to hold the emptiness of leaving a family … Continue reading

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Rainbow Bridge

Written for:  Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) D. a rainbow bridge desert leaving one of my dream souls in the lizard patterns of his back passport to change waterfall torn to ribbons bright mist this body someday too a … Continue reading

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Apples

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1132 – “The wrong answer will indicate the right one” (Petrus) taken from “The Pilgrimage” by Paulo Coelho along the road poppies start blooming again – the scent of straw © Chèvrefeuille (our host) I did not write … Continue reading

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Droplet

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1123 the road is our teacher (on the road to Santiago de Compostela) parched from walking look further down road,  and spot water puddled on leaves. Is it fate that I looked ahead instead of turning back? … 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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Journey

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1109, Siddharta’s Journey by Guy Sweens in the light of dawn the world looks mysterious a new day begins the sweet sounds of birds singing in the light of dawn walking the path from richness to … Continue reading

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Morning Fresh

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1108, Promise by Thomas Bergersen out of dark night dawn pink lights up the sky butterflies rain down camellias circle her face she wakens in morning, fresh http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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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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“Autumn’s Voice”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #29 autumn’s voice Today our prompt is autumn’s voice, but what do I mean by that? With this prompt I hope to challenge you to create tanka in which you are listening to autumn’s … Continue reading

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