Bluster and Blow #autumn #tanka

Novel treatment – Using an unusual or original poetic conception Among the 26 examples is the poem by Fujiwara Motozane (ca 950) from the Shinkokinshū, #11:1060: namidagawa / mi mo uku bakari / nagaruedo / kienu wa hito no / omoi narikeri a river of tears floats my body off on its current but it […]

Aerodynamic #writing #aviation #poetry

Lift, weight, drag nature needs no calculation elements take flight * birds effortless soar seasons provide inspiration view from the eyrie * uncontrolled the wind my mind shifts to the stars blinded by moon dust   The prompt for Poet’s United Midweek Motif is “Wind Power.”  Photo: Exhaust pipes Space Shuttle Discovery ©moondustdesigns 2014    

Dance with the Windmill #haiku #poetry

wind teases paddles dizzy is the windmill dance child’s dress billows * Don Quixote a windmill joust giggle in the breeze There is something fanciful about the windmill as it plays with the wind. The prompt at Carpe Diem is Windmills. I Wanted to share that submissions are now open for the project for the […]

Wind Blown #devotion #poetry #photography

Between the panes it reaches irrespective of my will it howls in singular tone ties my tongue, I feel ill icy it tantalizing streaks lookout for those to spill through the woods it shrieks and I cold and all alone * As we traverse life, there will always be those cold icy patches that reach […]

This Isn’t Kansas #poetry #storms

Steadfast I’m Whipped around facing where I had begun grasping for a rail there’s a wolf upon my trail grabbed and turned again not sure where I have spinned troubled are the leaves this wind more than a breeze forward I must go grasp you pull me through like a needle through a thread dusty […]

Nowaki (windstorm) #haiku #poetry #photography

touched by the wind storm waves part our path in two left to walk alone Kristjaan at Carpe Diem has done a lovely job of sharing a picture of kigo Nowaki and in the process has taken a walk in the storm with Basho. Enjoy Nowaki inspirations here    Photography: Monterey Sands in black and […]

Holding On #haiku #photography

Perched on life’s branch Wind buffets about your wings Confident you hold *** Confident you hold waves crest in foamy anger storms don’t last forever Today the prompt for Carpe Diem is Fortitude. For July, Kristjaan is pulling inspiration from the book “Manuscript found in Accra” by Paulo Coelho.  I was inspired by a bird who during […]

Summer Rain Drops #haiku #photography

Shield me from the rain winds try to tear me from you soft green sanctuary * Soft green sanctuary broad green leaf hold fast the rain waiting for the sun * This post in celebration of the mid-summer rain known as Samidare inspired by Kristjaan at Carpe Diem photography “Leaf Drops” copyright.  L. Moon 2013

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