It's the Saturday Lucky Dip over at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. Today we are asked to create a Tanka, a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7) blood orange moon hangs over the bayou; Spanish moss sways its [...]
It's a hot time in the dVerse Poets Pub tonight! Slow, sweat-nasty burn nothing sexy about it — Menopause, asshole. Back away slowly. Don't make any sudden moves nobody gets hurt.
Today at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie, we have Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille. This week's prompt is Summer Love. Hearts of summer fall quickly; forgetting seasons are temporary.
Tangerine sun sinks behind live oaks dripping with musky Spanish moss wild gleam in agate eyes, Voodoo woman waits ‘til the time is right.
Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai cherished memories of better times and best friends all lost to me now. Reality or a mind's eye tweak — does it matter?
kisses bitter-hot like melting sugar, a tingle a nibble: a tease.
The theme for our last weekend-meditation at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai was Sunflower and Ken has created a wonderful haiku to work with and create a Tan Renga with. You have to add the second stanza (2-lines approx. 14 syllables) through association on the scenes in the haiku. Here is that beauty by Ken: [...]