Tag: #charmedchaos

Morning Tea

for his morning tea a monk sits down in utter silence- confronted by chrysanthemums     © Matsuo Basho (Tr. unknown) sacred serene ritualsteeped in solitude of peace ©2019 Linda Lee Lyberg This month at Carpe Diem, we have a Tan Renga challenge. A…

Snowdrops

snowdrops dressed in whitereaching for the warming sun-braving winter’s cold Carpe Diem: http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2019/01/carpe-diem-1593-flowers-out-of-season.html

Abstract

A silvered sheaf of moonlight spills through the barren treesdancing across the forest floor calypso leaves dressed in finest hues–Moonlight orchestra–Abstract haunting melodies in shades of persimmon bronze- fire- amber harmonizingas they howl to the wolf blood moon Real Toads: http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/2019/01/weekend-mini-challenge-mustnt-be-fancy.html Poets United: http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/2019/01/the-poetry-pantry-436.html

Withering Leaves

hoar frost dusted earth- withering leaves curl inward sheltering their heart Carpe Diem: http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2019/01/carpe-diem-1586-withered-leaves.html

Blackbirds

bright frozen daybreak blackbird’s harsh cry echoing shattering the peace Carpe Diem: http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2019/01/carpe-diem-1582-black-birds-modern-kigo.html #Hakai Happenings: https://frankjtassone.com/2019/01/05/haikai-happenings-68-1-5-19-first-raven-crow-cryhatsugarasu-haiku-senryu-haibun-tanka-haiga-renga/

I Gave My Life

Lo, I gave my life for you sweet maiden fair asking naught from thy coral peach lips But only to brush my fingers through soft golden hair and gaze in blue eyes while my heart trips All I ask when once I am laid…

Setsubun

winter fades away crocus breaking snowy crust spring’s golden promise Author’s Note: Chèvrefeuille has given us a classical kigo to work with, along with a brief explanation. Setsubun: The last day of winter. Features ritualistic chasing of devils out of the house, allowing good luck…

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