Rice Cakes #haiku #Newyear


Kagamimochi is a special traditional Japanese decoration for the New Year, usually displayed inside the house in the kamidana, for Toshigami, the god of the new year, to bring good luck and prosperity in the new year.
Kagamimochi is made from two rice cakes (mochi) of different sizes, the smaller placed over the larger one, and a daidai, a Japanese type of bitter orange placed on top. In some versions, the mochi are placed on a konbu sheet, a symbol of pleasure and joy.

 small joy

big celebration

toasting with rice cakes

 

The current prompt for Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is Rice Cakes 

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10 thoughts on “Rice Cakes #haiku #Newyear

  1. Brilliant haiku again – and one about rice cakes. Who would’ve thought 🙂 I love rice cakes. We eat that during special occasions throughout the year in my Chinese Malaysian family.

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