Dancing in the Moonlight


Photo taken a few summers ago

the moonflowers
dancing in the moonlight
in gentle breeze

Pat R


Carpe Diem Haiku

#Daily Haiku Challenge

Tan Renga:One Step Outside

one step outside
the temple gate, its Japan —
a tea picker’s song © Tagami Kikusha

a tea picker’s basket sitting
outside the temple gate

Pat R


For Carpe Diem Haiku


wind swept ocean
toss waves in mid air
salty winds

Pat R


This month at Carpe Diem Haiku we are exploring haiku writing technique used by Basho. This week it’s the “sense switching”.
It is simply to speak of the sensory aspect of a thing and then change to another sense…

For examples of this form by Basho follow this link