Monthly Archives: February 2013

Haiku Carpe Diem Special #24, Butterfly by Chiyo-Ni

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt is a haiku Butterfly by the Master Chiy-Ni’s: In mid-flight the butterfly returns to the pines of Shiogoshi Shrine This wonderful haiku from a master brought to my mind these three humble offerings… The soul soars Returning … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #132, Strangers

Yesterday’s (yes I’m late) Carpe Diem Haiku post was Strangers provided by Patricia of High Five and Raspberries. There’s little sadder Than strangers meeting when, they’ve been married for years ~ | ~ Strangers in the night Stolen glance, gifted touch The … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #131, Caterpillar

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt is Caterpillar. I’ve been away for a while and though back, I’m a little short on time and so here is a quick post to get me back into the saddle. Between the Gums I see Caterpillars … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem #119, Windmill

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt is Windmill, provided by YerPirate of Tea with a Pirate. As has become my recent trend, I give you three attempts at haiku today. The first in honour of the Australian Outback windmill. For the second, … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #118, Stork

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt Stork was provided by Esse. Image Credits In this town the stork Delivers the baby, and Sends telegrams too Image Credits Stalk looking nervous Has he flown the baby out With the bath water? Image … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem Imagination #2, Morning Glory

Today Kristjaan, host of Carpe Diem, has set us an additional haiku challenge, Imagination #2 – Morning glory. The idea is to write a haiku based on the image of Morning Glories he has provided below… Image Credits Five Morning … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem Special #21, Chiyo-Ni’s Spring Rain

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt is Spring Rain by Fukada Chiyo-Ni harusame ya utsukushiu naru mono bakari Spring rain everything just grows more beautiful I have tried to keep the same syllable count as Chiyo-Ni’s, but a slightly different look … Continue reading

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Haiku Heights #207 – Pride

“Tickets on himself” The wise old bushman noted Pride has come before

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Haiku Carpe Diem #117, Sakura (Japan)

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt is Sakura (Japan) These three came along early today for some reason. The first two inspired by the images I found. The third’s words came first so I made the image. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Haiku Carpe Diem #116, Fado (Portugal)

Today’s Carpe Diem Haiku Prompt is Fado (Portugal). Image Credits Fado singer mourns Lost lovers and youthful dreams Guitarra player picking Guitarra player picking Tunes of sailors all at sea Saudade meu Amor Saudade meu Amor Soulful songs from the quayside Fado … Continue reading

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