Haikai Challenge

A harbinger of spring

bright yellows vibrant forsythia blooms emerge vernal equinox Frank Tassone’s #Haikai Challenge #182-185 (3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3): Transformation #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga #nationalpoetrymonth This week, we are to write our haikai by looking at the following kigo through… Read More ›

Resenting winter

we lie there gelid snow moon stole moments of light warmth where spirits play #Haikai Challenge #179-181 (2/20, 2/27/, 3/6): Spring Trinity #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga -Eugi Photo by DreamLens Production from Pexels

Oh Baby, it’s cold outside!

grumble in winter gelid breath answers to none snow cloaks in silence #Haikai Challenge #177 (2/6/21): Still Cold (yokan)/New Year (Shinnen) / #178: Mardi Gras/Ash Wednesday (2/13/21) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga This week’s prompt is to write our… Read More ›

Moonlight serenade

liquid moonlight guides keen-eyed hawk soars high above the preyed upon hushed #Haikai Challenge #175 (1/23/21): Wolf Moon (Ōkami no tsuki) / #167 (1/30/21): hawk (taka) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga This week’s challenge- write the haikai poem of… Read More ›

Rising sun

first sun shines carefree a whoosh of warmth for our soul undoing past woes VJ’S WEEKLY CHALLENGE: WHAT PULLS ON YOUR SOUL? #Haikai Challenge #172 (1/3/21): first sun (hatsuhi)/ #173: (1/10/21) Democracy #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga Your Daily Word… Read More ›

Realize hope

full cold moon rises glimmers of hope before dawn wayward visions dwell enclosed in unturned pages new beginnings await us “There is nothing permanent except change.” -Heraclitus I have closed out Eugi’s Causerie II and started a brand new blog,… Read More ›

Guiding light

drowsy phantoms flee glory of the harvest moon light shines til dawning -Eugenia image source – lovethispic.com errored post retrieved from archives – originally written for prompts – Frank Tassone’s #Haikai Challenge #158 (9/28/20): Harvest Moon (meigetsu) #haiku #senryu #haibun… Read More ›