Time – Abhanga

here in this morning breeze

a flurry of blossoms

afloat, pleasing balsam

whose time has come

Pat

4/16/21

The elements of the Abhanga are:

  • stanzaic, written in any number of 4 line stanzas.
  • syllabic, 6-6-6-4 syllables each
  • rhymed L2 and L3 rhyme. Often internal rhyme is employed. End rhyme scheme x a a x , x being unrhymed.

Wisteria Blossoms

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Photo taken on 9th St., in Park Slope

in warm summer breeze
wisteria blossoms sway
whiff fills the silence

Pat R

11/19/16

The haiku that has been “revised” to the above haiku:

only silence
the summer breeze caresses
Wisteria blossom

© Kiyoshi, father of Yozakura

To read more on this prompt of revising haiku by a master follow this link Carpe Diem Haiku

#daily haiku challenge

 

Spring Blossoms

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Photo: Taken this past spring in Bayridge, Brooklyn (a neighborhood)

embroidered

on blue skies

spring blossoms

Pat R

10/23/16

For Carpe Diem Haiku prompt: Embroidery Thread

#OctPoWriMo

B is for Blossoms

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on rainy spring day
delicate blossom clusters
awaiting their fate

Pat R

4/02/16

My contribution today is a haiku.

Today is Day 2 of NaPoWriMo where poets post an original poem as part of writing a poem a day for 30 days in the month of April..following a theme or prompt. Or not.
http://www.napowrimo.net

http://www.napowrimo.net/participants-sites/

 

Meanwhile, over at the A to Z Challenge where poets post an original poem,  today the letter in focus are words starting with the letter B

http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/?m=1

For the amazing list of well over 1000 poets go here:

http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/p/a-z-challenge-sign-up-list-2016.html?m=1