Tag: #Troiku

Troiku- Willows

hint of turquoise skiessheltered beneath the willowsI long for autumn hint of turquoise skiesabove lacy weeping leavesa cool breeze stirs the air sheltered beneath the willowsthe aroma of damp earthwhere I lay my head longing for autumnI, October opal childdressed in shades of fall… Continue Reading “Troiku- Willows”

#Troiku: Heat Wave

after the summer heata storm on the horizonmonsoon season raindrops kissing my naked bodycaressing showersrefreshing hot skin ah! that coolnessshivering in the soft breezepure ecstasy Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: #1702 Heat wave Author’s Note: Chèvrefeuille has provided us with one of his own haiku… Continue Reading “#Troiku: Heat Wave”

#Troiku: Ice Cream

snow fall in bellyrefreshing cool sensationmelting on parched tongue adding lusciousness to feastfresh fruit and crunchy cookiessummer delight vanilla ice creamfrozen golden tempting moundsdripping in hot sun Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: #1695 Ice Cream Author’s Note: Below is the haiku we were given to… Continue Reading “#Troiku: Ice Cream”

#Troiku: Snow of Yesterday

the snow of yesterdayeach new flake perfectswirling in air that fell like cherry blossomsdrifting down to alightamong the mother’s roots is water once againnourishing creationinfinite rhythm of life A tradition among Zen monks was to write a last haiku when they were about to… Continue Reading “#Troiku: Snow of Yesterday”

#Troiku: Butterfly

spirit seeks solacepreparing for life journeyswift change is coming joyful butterfly dreamingemerging from chrysalisa heart opening soft whisper of wingsfluttering in the fresh airnature’s miracle Join us at Carpe Diem, where we have been given the word ‘butterfly’ to create a haiku, and then… Continue Reading “#Troiku: Butterfly”

#Troiku- Ancient Cypress

ancient cypressgnarled and bent from ocean’s windroots buried down deep leaning over the lightchasing warm sun-rays of joyancient sentinel at sunrisegreen shadows in golden glowlone hawk soars above Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: #1689 Troiku Month Ancient Cypress Below is the haiku given to work… Continue Reading “#Troiku- Ancient Cypress”

#Troiku: Breathing Silence

Alone on the beachgentle waves lapping at toesfootprints in moonlight only the cries of seagullsthe rush of skittering crabsas tides ebb and flow breathing silenceinhaling the fragrant scentsalty grass marshes It’s Troiku Month at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: #1688 Troiku Breathing Silence Here is… Continue Reading “#Troiku: Breathing Silence”

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