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Getting lost is not a waste of time


Tag: Frank J Tassone’s Haikai challenge

  • A sliver ~ a haibun

    A sliver of winter. That’s all we get in the tropics. Closets come out. A pride of colours. Colours that stripe my woolen scarf, check that flowy overcoat and dot the quirky high boots I bought just for this season. I step out, wishing for snowflakes, like the ones that fell from the sky to […]

  • natsu no tsuki ~ a haiku

    wind’s caresssummer moon streams unsettling ***Mindfills for Frank Tassone’s Haikai challenge – natsu no tsuki (summer moon***

  • samidare ~ a haiku

    midsummer rain leaving unquenched earth’s desire steaming, wanting more ***Mindfills forFrank Tassone’s Haikai challenge – samidare (midsummer rain)

  • sprigs of spring ~ a haibun

    I was there just last week. Walking up The Dayara Bugyal trail, through rhododendron forests, a gentle climb to high altitude meadows nestled in the heart of the Himalayas.   Bare walnut trees, waking up, were sprouting baby green leaves. Wheat fields swayed to the rhythm of sunlight. Birds stopped to suck nectar from red rhododendrons. […]

  • waters warming ~ a haiku

    spring~ waters warming,longing to float desireson new paper boats *** Mindfills by s.s. for Frank Tassone’s haikai challenge – 3/6 waters warming (mizu nurumu) Colleen’s Tanka Tuesdays – eager(longing) and hope ( desire) – synonyms only

  • stars ~ a haibun

    On air. I’ve got to watch my words. Every single prejudice out there is a landmine. Every policy however democratic, seems to be more divisive than ever. What can I say? what words will work for all? Are we United in name only? soaring on thin airbald eagle paints skies bluestars hide in bright light […]

  • hawk and the wolf moon ~ a tanka

    insomniac hawkwakes winter frosted forestwanting warm nightcap wolf moon lights up dark chancescurling talons for a bite *** Mindfills of s.s. for Frank Tassone’s Haikai challenge #167 #175 – This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that allude to either the Wolf Moon (Ōkami no tsuki) […]

  • nature of ~ a haiku

    interconnectingbeings on earth seas and stars~justice of nature *** Mindfills of s.s. for dVerse Poetics – Merril D Smith’s – -connetions Frank Tassone’s haikai challenge – justice Colleen’s Tanka Tuesdays Poet’s choice Go dog go – promote yourself Monday

  • first sun ~ a haiku

    first sun beamswarming new baby year uppin’ arms *** Mindfills for Frank Tassone’s Haikai challenge – hatsuhi (first sun) Cee’s FOTD

  • cold moon ~ a haiku

    dreamy night clouds curl up with a memory old cold moon smirks *** Mindfills for Frank Tassone’s haikai challenge -fuyu no tsuki (cold moon)