Queen’s gambit a field of black and white everything to lose Shoji drop rule generals switch loyalties all to kill O-Sho The prompt for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is Chess Game. I have been intending to learn the game of Shoji so this gave me an opportunity to study some of the differences of the […]
The Carpe Diem prompt is to write a Tanka, the syllables count is: 5-7-5-7-7 … The inspiration comes from tanka poet Mariko Kitakubo fine snow of New Year’s Day, small footprints lead to grandma’s gate before the shrine ~ Kitakubo autumn’s child grazing a touch away small footprints lithe beauty takes my breath our […]
The willow weeps counts the losses time gone by more to fall * more to fall leaves hang in vibrant color vitality spent The prompt for Carpe Diem as we continue to celebrate the autumn kigo is Yanagi Chiru (willow) Photograph: Willow Branches © L Moon
Fukushima: Pacific Ocean poisoned, millions at risk!.
You lean too far you drop nuances into my hands like cherry blossoms too heavy for the bough you are not strong enough at least not for now **** Graceful you reach toward the sky in an upward spiral you grow touching the clouds upward so high graceful you reach toward the sky touching the […]
December 7th – just another day to many but a day that was infamous in a younger world
Have you ever heard it? Felt it? Lived through IT? *** I’m one of the lucky ones a roaring train shook my country rocked it to its core not like the gentle sway of my crib we no longer have a shore *** Endless days sleepless nights don’t close your eyes someone else may be […]