The theme at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is twilight. *** Cool, melting sunset evening star; fireflies blinking it’s almost moonlight
Today's prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is "skinny dipping in the moonlight." you and me wearing only moonlight's sweet shimmer rippling the ocean. Our clothes wait patiently in a tangled pile on shore.
Today at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: I have chosen to challenge you with a haiku by Yosa Buson (1716-1784), one of the "Big Five" haiku poets. As Buson started creating haiku he used his own way of writing, because he wasn't a "fan" of Matsuo Basho (whom is seen as the "father of haiku"), but [...]
Today at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: The haiku for today is written by a not so renown haiku poet, Akutagawa Ryunosuke (1892-1927). Wintry gusts: on the sardine still lingers the ocean's color. © Akutagawa Ryunosuke a.k.a. Gaki (Tr.: Ueda) Yet his soulless eyes see through me — he knows my secrets. © The Abject Muse [...]
Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: And now it is up to you to create the 2nd stanza (2-lines), the 3rd stanza (3-lines) and the 4th stanza (2lines) inspired / associated on the given haiku. the sound of the surf enters my home through the open window and a butterfly © Chèvrefeuille (2018) glides in, as if [...]
Today's prompt at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is to create a Tan Renga from Jane Reichhold's Haiku, below. bright enough to write a poem the cold moon looks on and patiently waits for my muse to show up.