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Matsuyama City

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1161, Matsuyama City, birthplace of Shiki A wonderful “natural” bridge. This wooden bridge is all covered with green leaved bushes and makes it one with nature like a chameleon. Shiki was a master in using the … Continue reading

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Matto

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1159 Matto, birthplace of Chiyo-Ni Today we are visiting the birthplace of the most famous female haiku poet ever, Chiyo-Ni (1703-1775). ‘Chiyo-Ni is most known for her haiku about Morning Glory for example this one, her … Continue reading

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Sakura (Cherry Tree)

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1157, Sakura, the National Pride of Japan “Today, as spring approaches, the entire nation turns a shade of pink. Months before they arrive, retailers switch into sakura mode – cue supermarkets filled with plastic cherry blossom … Continue reading

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December

Written for:  Poetic Asides #376 – Write a winter poem. Unadorned, branches of trees are brittle, skeletons of their summer selves. A world of sky peeks through lit by pale wintry sun. Hummingbirds circle their frozen feeder, clearly annoyed. I … Continue reading

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Love of Trees

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads, The Tuesday Platform Welcome to the Tuesday Platform, your unprompted free-range day for sharing poems in the Imaginary Garden. I believe my love of trees stems from their solid spreading branches, ever-widening, like umbrellaed … Continue reading

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Banyan Tree

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special (2nd guest), Kala Ramesh #4, “Jasmine Rain” I wasn’t familiar with the Banyan Tree, so I searched the Internet and found a nice piece of text (on wikipedia) in which the deeper spiritual meaning of the … Continue reading

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Red Hats

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads: A Splash of Rust & Gold ~ Micro Poetry Here is a quote from a poem by John Pepper Clark of Nigeria: Ibadan (A city in South-Western Nigeria) Today is the day we put … Continue reading

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October

Written for:  Poets United: Poetry Pantry #322  (posted by Mary) Happy Autumn (or Spring!) I am wondering, for the sake of discussion, if there is a season that YOU personally write the most poetry.   Fall parts its curtain revealing stages … Continue reading

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Leafless Tree

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1069, Leafless Tree from the wind the flute lesson of a bare tree wood smoke shaping the radiant bodies of trees in winter in the clearing hovering a circle of trees their halos © Jane Reichhold … Continue reading

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Twilight

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1060, Twilight darkness slipping in water that cannot be still twilight nautical twilight the sea gives its last light to the sky twilight among early stars sea bird’s cry © Jane Reichhold Here is my attempt: … Continue reading

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