Monthly Archives: May 2014

Carpe Diem #481, Helpful

Carpe Diem haiku prompt #481 is Helpful. If you follow the link above you’ll see the Mongolian folk tale that inspired my haiku. Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014 Advertisements

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Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #37, Celestine’s “ribbon of colours”

This Carpe Diem Tan Renga challenge is a wonderful haiku composed by Celestine. Our goal, to create a second stanza: ribbon of colours streaks across the endless sky dance of the spirits © Celestine of Reading Pleasure My response: ribbon … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem #480, Dragon

The Carpe Diem haiku prompt #480, is Dragon… Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014

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Carpe Diem Special #94, Jack Kerouac’s 5th “the butterfly wings”

The last Carpe Diem Jack Karouac special uses his haiku “the butterfly wings” as our prompt. In the sun the butterfly wings Like a church window © Jack Kerouac My response…. Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014

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Artwiculate: Gloaming

in the gloaming I did my roaming Streetlight Duskoteque #artwiculate #micropoetry #JRBHaiku Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014

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Carpe Diem #475, Shallow Water

This Carpe Diem haiku prompt uses the Aboriginal take of Mirragan, the Fisherman. I have chosen not to focus on this one story, but to suggest a wider mythology of which I have no right or knowledge… To the elders … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #36, JRB’s “In a foreign field”

I’m honoured to have Carpe Diem select my haiku as today’s prompt. My additional lines to the haiku… in a foreign field the wind still invokes their names the blood red poppies 99% give thanks whilst the 1% take Stocks … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem #474, Valley (Aboriginal Legend from Down Under)

Today’s Carpe Diem prompt is the Aboriginal story about the Three Sisters, Meehni, Wimlah and Gunnedoo, a rock formation in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014

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Haiku Shuukan #5 Exile

This week’s Haiku Shuukan prompt is Exile… Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014

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Carpe Diem Special #93, Jack Kerouac’s 4th “playing basketball”

Our Carpe Diem challenge today is to write a new haiku, inspired by Jack Kerouac’s, in his spirit, sense and tone playing basketball – the lady next door watching again © Jack Kerouac My response… she watches all the lithe … Continue reading

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