Natures Own

natures own –
bearing delicate flowers
a healing touch

Pat

6/08/17

For

Carpe Diem Haiku: Corydalis ( has medicinal properties)

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/carpe-diem-1202-corydalis.html?m=1

Beam of Light

meditation-
through the hum of the mantra
beam of light

Pat R

6/08/17

For

Carpe Diem Haiku Challenge: Om Mani Padme Hum

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/carpe-diem-1200-om-mani-padme-hum.html?m=1

Sense of Loss

fall colors gone
bare branches stalk gray skies –
sense of loss

Pat R

6/08/17

Inspired by:

Even a breeze may fail me
When I desire it.
Little I should grieve,
If only, sure of its coming,
I could await even a breeze
© Princess Kagami

&

through tears
cherry blossoms scattered
by the breeze
© Chèvrefeuille

For

Carpe Diem Haiku

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/carpe-diems-time-travel-ancient.html?m=1

Spring Passes


spring passes –
fading peonies
in deep bow

Pat R

6/04/17

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.co.uk/2017/06/chevrefeuilles-gift-to-you-to-celebrate.html?m=1

&

https://booknvolume.com/2016/10/18/lavish-dailyhaikuchallenge/

A Taste of Nature

taste of nature–
sweet blackberry bushes
sing to child and bees© Sara McNulty

a taste of summer sunshine
on sticky little fingers

Pat R

5/18/17

For Carpe Diem Haiku

&

Daily Haiku Challenge

An Autumn Leaf

now it reveals its hidden side
and now the other—thus it falls,
an autumn leaf
© Ryokan Taigu

as it falls through the stillness
a final playful tumble

Pat R

5/16/17

To read more about Ryokan or to participate and see other entries go here:

&

Daily Haiku Challenge

Tan Renga-First Autumn Morning

first autumn morning
the mirror I stare into
shows my father’s face
© Murakami Kijo

a clear reflection of words
not spoken, and time misspent

Pat R

5/10/17

For

Carpe Diem Haiku Tan Renga Challenge