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Spring Songs

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #14 Springtime (Kikaku)

Here is our new “hokku” to work with and create a Tan Renga. This “hokku” is by one of Basho’s students, Kikaku. 28 more words

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Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #13 bamboo (Jane Reichhold)

waving candlelight into the night
wind                                                         © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016)

beckoning stalks of delight                    10 more words

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Internal Noise

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Sound Off! – Quadrille #33  (posted by Victoria) – “sound”

There are sounds
no one can hear,
except you.
Plunge… 35 more words

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fragments and phrases

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #17 fragment and phrase
This episode I love to ask you all to create haiku (or tanka) in which you use the fragment and phrase theory as stated by Jane Reichhold, just to honor her. 455 more words

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Jilted for Stilton

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #300

Words:  stilted, wonder, trips, trace, tire, line, three, sing, flimsy, run, message, shine

Three trips today.  He runs… 102 more words

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Nature's Constant

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Challenge – The News
(posted by Brendan)

The amount of news we are now confronted with is immense. 712 more words

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"dandelion, dandelion"

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #12 dandelion, dandelion (Ogiwara Seisensui)

dandelion dandelion
on the sandy beach
spring opens its eyes                         © Ogiwara Seisensui… 43 more words

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