Tag: Poem

#Haiku: Willow Branches

willow leaves fallenclear waters dried up stonesone place and another ©Yosa Buson bare willow branchesgray reflection on glassperched high, a crows nest From Carpe Diem: Welcome to a new episode in our wonderful “Never Change A Winning Team” month in which we celebrate the…

Copper Burnished Autumn

“Do you know what the earth meditates upon in autumn?”- Pablo Neruda When autumn’s burnished light drifts across the garden, copper shadows stagger onto the littered pathI ponder what leaves are feeling as they scatter at my feetDo they know their life is over…

#Haiku: Plum Flowers

plum flower branchescasting shadows in lamplighton cloth fusuma At Carpe Diem, we have been asked to re-work the following haiku: arranging the plum-flowers,I would enjoy them in the light of the lamp,as if in the moonlight © Taigi (1709-1771 ?)

Thoughts at a French Cafe

He thinks of her when late evening shadows fall across his haggard wrinkled face as he aches to remember every detail, wanting once more to intimately tracewith his smooth fingers the luscious shape of her hips even when she aged, were pure joy to…

Fugue

A swiftly failing memory cast in hues of black and sepia an 8 MM movie flickering shadows on a blank screen caught between imagination and reality, life becomes a deep dark dream. And in this fugue mental statewhen a mind is fading, waningthoughts move…

#Haiku: Withering Wind

through colorful treesa withering wind whistlesleaves float on glass lake Frank J. Tassone: Hakai Challenge #111 withering wind

#Haiku: A Field of Dried Grass

journeys abrupt endsilent wind rustles througha field of dried grass Carpe Diem: #1773 Kick off A month full of Beauty- A field of Dried Grass- Basho Advertisements

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