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Haikai Challenge #148: summer meadow (natsuno) Search for midsummer dessert

Black tree silhouettes against an orange canvas set a background for deer grazing the summer meadow. They step closer to the house – and the apple tree, hoping for small early fallen fruit; crunchy dessert after the delicious yet limp blades of grass.     This gogyohka form poem was inspired by an incident yesterday.… Continue reading Haikai Challenge #148: summer meadow (natsuno) Search for midsummer dessert

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#Haikai Challenge #142: firefly, lightning bug (hotaru) — language of love

  Understanding the mysteries of the language of love takes warm midsummer nights under the full moon – fireflies signal lifelong devotion     Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haikai Challenge.  Frank says: This week, write the #haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the… Continue reading #Haikai Challenge #142: firefly, lightning bug (hotaru) — language of love