This month at Chevrefeuille’s Haiku Kai we are challenged by the Tan Renga that short chained poem written by two poets. Here is the haiku by Buson for your inspiration to create the second stanza of this Tan Renga. the willow leaves fallen, the spring gone dry, rocks here and there © Yosa Buson (1716-1784) tears […]
Outside of Bethlehem rocks, sheep and cold better than noisy masses for the city was over full outside of Bethlehem we dozed as the sheep slept never imagining the concert that we’d get outside of Bethlehem unusual night for us the skies were a blazing with the Heavenly chorus outside of Bethlehem a message we received we […]
What story is beyond the horizon? a world captive in the glass a man trying to grasp the sea wheat waving its hands in the breeze in clouds a hidden message inscribed in red a fence that knows the names of soldiers dead a frog who dreams of a life outside his pond grasp at […]
You I have portrayed true character in shadows buffoon’s charade * Buffoon’s charade my painting hung in fame you long forgotten Carpe Diem’s prompt is to use art as an inspiration for writing. I believe that artists and writers share a kinship and as such inspire one another. What truth do you see that Picasso […]
Intent on passage water’s surge at weakness stone cannot endure Haiku gives a place to explore the profound meaning behind words. Today’s prompt at Carpe Diem is “Willpower.” photography: “Split Stone” L. Moon © 2013
Have you ever visited an antique and met a ghost from the past or two?
Yes this is a Flash 55 but to read the beginning of the story you have to go to my friend J. Bengel’s site and read Vespers The phone rang again. Deep breath on the other end. “Sorry it’s me again. I saw her. I’m back from the edge of death. Before they sent me […]
What voices do you hear when you look in the mirror?