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dVerse — Saturn’s Dragon, Earth Dog

I, Yellow Dragon, forged from Saturn, brought to Earth as an egg, retain my spirit in the heart of a dog. Content to find myself between seasons, directions, elements, and male-female aspects, I'm in the center, and part of all. I jump upon strangers with anxiety but also lick the face of a child crying… Continue reading dVerse — Saturn’s Dragon, Earth Dog

flora · haibun · nature · poetry

haibun to fallen willow

The great limb of one of the front willows had most of itself cut up by a friendly neighbor yesterday. It didn't take him long with his chainsaw. He insisted he wanted nothing for doing it, which makes me suspicious, but maybe I'm paranoid. He wanted to carry the logs and piles to the brush… Continue reading haibun to fallen willow

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dVerse — Haibun — Picnic on the Beach

Picnic on the Beach, by August Macke Gina is the host of dVerse today.  Gina says: Our theme for this week’s haibun is picnic! Share with us a memory from a picnic – your haibun must not be fictional but a real experience! Write a haibun based on the prompt, with 1 to 2 tight… Continue reading dVerse — Haibun — Picnic on the Beach

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dVerse — haibun to the 32nd of March

image link Kim is the host of dVerse today.  Kim says: For this week’s Haibun Monday, write about April Fools’ Day: a time when you played a prank or had one played on you; the best April Fools’ prank you’ve experienced or heard of; or a memorable April Fools’ Day. You could even play a… Continue reading dVerse — haibun to the 32nd of March

haibun · poetry · Reena's Exploration Challenge

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #80 — The Illustrated Woman

Reena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenge. Reena says: Without much ado, I present this week’s challenge, as posting has already been delayed a little. PROMPT #80 Exploration Challenge #80 FOR THE NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction on the length or format of the piece. Write a post on your blog, and link… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #80 — The Illustrated Woman

dreams · haibun · nature · poetry

Dream haibun

image link   It was actually earlier this morning when I was in the state between sleep and waking that I dreamed this, but the haiku was not in word, but in visual form, so would that make it a vision more than a dream? Not sure. Anyway, I received the image of a piece… Continue reading Dream haibun

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dVerse — Haibun — March Madness

painting by Theresa Mangis Sink Merril is the host of dVerse today. Merril says: For this week’s Haibun Monday, I’d like you to write a haibun about March Madness as it pertains to you and your part of the world, whether it’s spring and spring madness OR some other change of season OR perhaps the… Continue reading dVerse — Haibun — March Madness

Daoism · haibun · poetry · Reena's Exploration Challenge · Taoism

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #76 — The Mysterious Mother

image link that will take you to info on the history of daoism Reena's prompt for Exploration Challenge #76 was to choose between 3.  Reena says: There are a range of words/phrases to choose from – this week. Disorientation Live forward, look backward You are made of stardust, and to stardust you will return If… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #76 — The Mysterious Mother

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dVerse Haibun Monday #2 — 2/4/19 Winter Solitude

"Winter Solitude" by Patricia DeWit Kim is the host of this week's Haibun Monday at the dVerse poet's pub. Kim says: For this week’s Haibun Monday, write about solitude: it could be meditative solitude, solitude in nature, or just plain old sitting alone in your room solitude. That’s up to you. But you should write… Continue reading dVerse Haibun Monday #2 — 2/4/19 Winter Solitude