Tag Archives: Winter

Garden Statues

Written for: Carpe Diem Utabukuro, the poem-bag #1 – reintroduction:  “a single tulip” It’s my pleasure to re-introduce to you a feature we had here at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. This feature is based on a haiku by Basho which … Continue reading

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Still Life With Pup

Written for:  Fireblossom Friday: Looking Beyond The Obvious “I want you to try to write a slightly dishonest poem. A little bit misleading. Give us something to focus on–the apparent subject of your poem. But slip in a detail that … Continue reading

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Socks

Written for the Twiglets, Twiglet #5 – Cold Radiator Snow-soaked socks hang from a cold radiator, ice crystals remain on toes. Where will I put my mittens to dry? “A twiglet is a short phrase. Or a word. Maybe two. … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #224, Candy’s 4th-Yellow School Bus blue dragonflies dart along the edge of a pond playing summer games yellow school bus rumbling down the street small faces framed behind the square windows longing for summer days wind … Continue reading

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Frozen

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1110 Winter Breath by Adrian von Ziegler Ah! that silence the first day of a new year the wind of last year plays with bare branches nothing has changed © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my … Continue reading

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Winter Night

Written for: Carpe Diem #1106, Symphony No. 11, The Winter by Joachim Raff a winter night white sky meets white ground, lights blaze heading for home http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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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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“gathering clouds”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #8 gathering clouds heavy and dark with holding unfallen flakes bell-tone circles as path to meditation across galaxies Jane Reichhold mountain deep a sky covering with snow our way home blue cold snow warmed by … Continue reading

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“promise in red clouds”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #221 – Candy’s showcase first “promise in red clouds pray for rain upon this thirsty patch of terra promise in red clouds butterfly follows the scent and hue of flowers feast on zinnia flock of … 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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