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Friday, October 31, 2014

home

Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #56, 
"Home" 
by Jazzytower

Inspiration and Haiku Kai poetry here.

winding through past life
foreign tongues absorbed in dreams
sense of home prevails

© Jazzytower

in a land of unknown tongues
the homelike feel of hearth's warmth

hypnotic glow
aroma of the burning logs
dream's seduction
©  Janice Adcock

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI




Carpe Diem #595, 
Bush Clover 
(one of the seven sacred autumn flowers)

Inspirational post and Haiku Kai poetry is here.

cold, wet toes
one last bush clover bouquet 
gathered in the mist
©  Janice Adcock
Source:  Esty, Words and Melodies

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI





Photo source:  Esty, Words and Melodies


Thursday, October 30, 2014

common

Carpe Diem "Little Creatures" #11, 
"A Swallow" by Issa

Inspirational post and poems can be seen here.

a swallow
flew out of the nose
of the Great Buddha

© Kobayashi Issa

common sparrow
struts its white crown while eating
ignores Buddha
©  Janice Adcock


Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI



Circle of ecstasy

Carpe Diem #594,
Movement 
(August 2014) reprise



seeking ecstasy
lost in the floating fabric
whirling dervish
©  Janice Adcock

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI



Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Departed Soul

Carpe Diem #593, 
(July 2014) reprise

The full inspirational posts can be read here.

morning dew
evaporates in the early sunlight -
spirit climbs to the sky

© Chèvrefeuille 

afternoon dark light
surrounded by both quick and dead
spirit crosses the bar
©  Janice Adcock


Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI



Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Helpful

Carpe Diem #591, 
Helpful 
(May 2014) reprise

Inspiration post here.

failing eyes smile
loved ones' letters in a pile
friend reads aloud
©  Janice Adcock


Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI

Nights of Summer

Carpe Diem #592, 
Nights of Summer 
(June 2014) reprise)

Click here to read the inspiration and some steamy poetry about the Nights of Summer.

top down, doors off
driving across the creek bridge
to a chorus of frogs
©  Janice Adcock

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI