Monthly Archives: December 2012

Haiku Carpe Diem #81, Nearly Spring (haru chikashi)

The 3rd Carpe Diem prompt for today was Nearly Spring (haru chikashi) Image Credits It’s nearly Spring time Snowdrops wish winter farewell and, forget me not Advertisements

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Haiku Carpe Diem #80, The Last of Winter (setsubun)

The second of 3 Carpe Diem prompts posted today is The Last of Winter (setsubun): Image Credits The last of winter Stags emerge from torridness Seek life in a rut

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Haiku Carpe Diem #79, Winter Moon (fuyu no tsuki)

Image Credits The first of several prompts from Carpe Diem today is Winter Moon (fuyu no tsuki). As usual, the picture above spoke loudest to me and formed this haiku… Crowning jewel of pines White velvet robes Winter Moon dots ice

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Haiku Carpe Diem #78, frost (shimo)

The Carpe Diem prompt for Christmas Day was frost (shimo). Spending a wonderful Brisbane Christmas day in 31C warmth, loving time with family, eating, drinking and swimming in the pool, it was very hard to think about ‘frost’. I guess my … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

In your busy life Take just one moment to pause Appreciate them

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Haiku Carpe Diem Special #13, Millionaire as he is

Image Credits Today’s Carpe Diem ‘special prompt’ is a haiku by Yosa Buson Enjoying three bowls of zoni At the New Year’s breakfast; Millionaire as he is Given it is Christmas Eve and thoughts roam to giving thanks, a little something … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #77, Icicles (tsurara)

Image Credits Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku prompt was Icicles (tsurara). Once again I selected an image that called to me from Google’s screen and patiently listened to what it had to say to me… Twigs of Tundra Drape from frozen canopy … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #76, Quilt (futon)

Image Credits Today’s Carpe Diem prompt is Quilt (futon). The image above of the one scarlet quilt amongst the three ‘functional’ ones made me think of housewives from a small village, gathering to gossip whilst doing their laundry… Rare winter … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #75, Early Plum Blossoms (soobai)

Image Credits Today’s Carpe Diem prompt is Early Plum Blossoms(soobai). Beauty melting snow Out of bitterness love blooms Under umbrella

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Haiku Pouring of Petals

Reading through the Carpe Diem haikus for Early Plum Blossoms this morning I came across this wonderful post by Tea with a Pirate: new kind of blizzard when snow has melted and gone -early plum blossoms I went to write … Continue reading

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