Monthly Archives: July 2014

Suffer The Children

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Carpe Diem #525 Buson (5), “a glimpse of dawn”

This Carpe Diem prompt is Buson’s “a glimpse of dawn” shira ume ni akuru yo bakari to nari ni keri the night almost past through the white plum blossoms a glimpse of dawn © Buson Yosa Buson died on December … Continue reading

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Just Wondering

OK, so not a haiku at all, but the thought struck me so here it is… Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014

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Haiku Shuukan #15, Opium

This Haiku Shuukan prompt is Opium… Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014

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Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #44, Sho-u “spring in our country”

This Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge is Sho-u’s haiku “spring in our country” mannaka ni fuji sobietari kuni no haru in the centre, mount Fuji towers up: spring in our country © Sho-u My response… in the centre, mount Fuji … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem #524 Chiyo-Ni (5), ”waterweed”

This Carpe Diem prompt is Chiyo-Ni’s ”waterweed” waterweed floating away, despite the butterfly’s weight on it © Chiyo-Ni My response… her shoulders the weight of the world gravity Smiles, love and laughter © John Belchamber 2014

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Think A Little Longer

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Flying Foxes

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The Tabernacle

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The Circle of Death

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