Bleeding Heart

bleeding heart
falling one by one –
long goodbye

Pat R

1/07/18

Inspiration

falling to the ground
a flower closer to the root
bidding farewell

© Matsuo Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold)

For Carpe Diem Haiku

 

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White Poppy – Tan Renga

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PHOTO: Snowy Moonlit Night

white poppy
it must have bloomed
from a wintry shower
© Basho

no missed opportunity
would that I were so blessed

Pat R

12/29/17

For Carpe Diem Haiku

 

Moonflower

ancient warriors ghosts
mists over the foreign highlands –
waiting for the full moon
© Chèvrefeuille

the realm of the moonflower
where everything’s possible

Pat R

12/29/17

For Carpe Diem Haiku

 

 

Tan Renga

The 2nd stanza given to create second Tan Renga:-

My attempt

flock of geese
a late departure –
boisterous © Pat R.

soft winter breeze cherishes
the last colorful leaves

© Chèvrefeuille

11/20/17

From our host:-

deep silence
the shrill of cicadas
seeps into rocks

© Matsuo Bashō (1644-1694)

soft winter breeze cherishes
the last colorful leaves

© Chèvrefeuille

For Carpe Diem Haiku

& For Thotpurge Micropoetry Month

 

 

 

Sacred Sanctuary

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lone figure
kneeling at the altar –
in talks with God

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a sacred quiet.
cool darkness of Cathedral
In talks with God
Pat R

10/15/17

For Carpe. Diem. Haiku

Daily Haiku Challenge

 

OctPoWriMo

 

Nakedness

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at swimming hole
reveling in my nakedness
fallen leaves and me

Pat R

10/12/17

For Carpe. Diem. Haiku Prompt: Nakedness

&

Daily Haiku Challenge

 

Into The Sea

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melting into the sea
the full moon
leaves a candle bright (Jane Reichhold)

blanket of dry maple leaves
crunch beneath my feet autumn’s gone

Pat R

10/09/17

  1. Carpe.Diem.Haiku
  2. Daily Haiku Challenge