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"soaking wet"

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #138, Santoka Taneda’s, “Soaking Wet”

Write a poem inspired by Santoka Taneda’s, “soaking wet”

For today we return to the haiku of Santoka Taneda. 88 more words

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Written for:  Mag #262

You scoff, all you little saplings.
Once, I looked as you do now.
My knots are wisdom
learned in the forest. 23 more words

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Stolen Sleep

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #204

words:  through, clay, burns, wild, end, sleep, dream, tongues, beginnings, powers, am, stolen

Stolen sleep burns
in wild dreams. 33 more words

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Outside Lines and Boxes

Written for:  Phoenix Rising
Break the mold this week, and rail against your anti-whatever. 

Categories and labels annoy me. 48 more words

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Written for:  Carpe Diem Time Machine #6: Skylark

mezzo-soprano sings
a love song by Chopin –
cry of a Skylark   

in touch with the gods… 28 more words

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At Grave

Written for:  Carpe Diem #690, Higan (Equinox)

Haran no Higan lasts for seven days in March, but “Shunbun no hi” is celebrated on the actual day of the equinox. 85 more words

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Melancholy (a tanka)

Written for:  Carpe Diem #689, Melancholy

Girls strut in high heels
I think back to those sweet years
Juicy plums, bursting
Energy unlimited
if I recall correctly


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