Spring – haiku – January 28, 2016


riotous blossoms
fill the gardens and pathways
new bird’s nests

white water and blossoms
walking in the country-side
heavy with perfume

friends and family
sitting in the blossom rain
first spring picnic

© G.s.k. ‘16

Carpe Diem Special #194 A Trip Along Memory Lane — with a twist

The twist is that though our host had created a new prompt, he never published it, here’s the story:

“Let me tell you which special feature I am talking about. This feature I created shortly after our first month of inspirational music, but I never dared to publish it, because of its likeness with Imagination.

This special feature I had titled “Carpe Diem Awakens your Muse” and the goal was to share a video for your inspiration. These videos would be all about nature and so … after thinking and re-thinking this I decided to bring this special feature in our last CD Special of January.

Credits: Sparrow on Lotus (logo CD Awakens Your Muse)

The goal of this CD-Special is to watch a video, look at the images, listen to the music and become one with the scene(s) in the video and awaken your muse and write/compose an all new haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry form.”

fragile beauty
the shining wind* from the east
plays with cherry blossom

from far away
the sound of a temple bell
welcomes spring

cherry blossoms bloom
bare branches in designer cloths
children’s laughter

© Chèvrefeuille

12 thoughts on “Spring – haiku – January 28, 2016

    • Thanks Hamish, I must admit that I really wasn’t in much of a mood for prompt and so the ku didn’t come along as nicely as I would have liked. I’m pleased therefore if you found the haiku nice …


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