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Summer Kigo

Pouring Rain

Carpe Diem #1484 pouring rain

pouring rain
grandkids in swimsuits sit
pouting at the window

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pouring rain
the flowers bow their heads
in thanksgiving

 

 

Wind in the Verdure

Carpe Diem #1464 wind in the verdure (aoarashi)

 

neighbor’s pool
captures the sky
in a half moon
wind in the green leaves
whispering of change

 

 

 

Summer Kigo

For some reason I did not post the haiku I wrote for the summer kigo month at Carpe Diem, so I will share a few now.

 

 

Carpe Diem #1458 short night (mijikayo)

this short night
the mosquito’a  whine
filling the cracks (stillness)

Carpe Diem #1459 evening lull (yuunagi)

evening lull
we sit on the swing
counting fireflies

 

Carpe Diem #1461 waterfall (taki)

under the falls
water dancing on my head
tears release you

summer storm
a water fall cascades
for the porch roof

 

 

Zenith

Carpe Diem #1460 heat at zenith (hizakari)

I’ve been too busy to post so I’m posting threesummer prompts

 

Carpe Diem #1458 short night (mijikayo)

this short night
the mosquito’a  whin
filling the cracks 

 

Carpe Diem #1459 evening lull (yuunagi)

evening lull
we sit on the swing
counting fireflies

 

Carpe Diem #1460 heat at zenith (hizakari)

heat of the day
the cicadas pulsating buzz
stirring discomfort

 

 

 

Cherry Blossom – Fusion Troiku

Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #37 Troiku Challenge “Time”

perpetual snow
reflects the sunlight –
I dream of a nude beach                            © Chèvrefeuille

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through tears
cherry blossoms scattered
by the breeze                                              © Chèvrefeuille

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cherry blossoms
reflecting sunlight
snowy breeze                                      My fusion Haiku

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Hanami at the riverside

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Troiku

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cherry blossoms
reflecting sunlight
snowy breeze

cherry blossoms
fading to soon
passage to summer

reflecting sunlight
teardrops fall
on faded petals

snowy breeze
dries my tears
carrying new hope

Moonflower

Carpe Diem June 2018 One Sunny Day summer kigo

moonflower fades
beauty so fleeting
time spirals

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white blossom
kissed in moonlight
alluring aroma

river frog (kajika)

Carpe Diem #1449 river frog (kajika)

humid night
the river frog sings
of coolness

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midnight walk
spring peepers drown
all conversation

Afterglow

Carpe Diem #1448 afterglow (yuuyake)

Afterglow (yuuyake) means literary “burnt evening” or yuuyake, the glow of the sky at sunset.

fading glow
myriad of birdsong
close the day

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golden glow
sound of geese landing
summer evening

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sinking sun
golden cast settles
on the lake


 

New Tea

Carpe Diem #1447 new tea (shincha)

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unexpected chill
I sip hot tea and gaze
at summer flowers

 

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