Carpe Diem – River Stones

Kristjaan Panneman, host of Carpe Diem challenges us with the first Carpe Diem Special of this month titled “river stones” …  “The goal of this Special is to write a new haiku in the same sense, tone and Spirit as the one given of the featured haiku-poet. Garry writes his haiku in the non-classical style, so you don’t have to use the classical syllables-structure 5-7-5, but if you like … of course you may use the classic count.”

Garry Gay’s Inspiration:

river stones
along her garden path
wet with dew

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River stones
Caressed by flowing water
Pale moon shines

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Beach pebbles
Washed by surges flow
Cleanse my soul

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© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013

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Carpe Diem Special #60

Gary Gay’s River Stones
river stones
along her garden path
wet with dew

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About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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20 Responses to Carpe Diem – River Stones

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  3. Sun says:

    beautiful words and so inspiring especially the last set. i enjoyed working with your haiku for the Tan Renga this month. thank you. ♥

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  4. Becca I’m so glad Kristjaan used your lovely haiku for the Tan Renga prompt.

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  6. Gillena Cox says:

    happy you stopped by my blog; have a good week

    much love…

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  8. Cathy Tenzo says:

    Here’s my Tan Renga on yours (even though Carpe Diem is down today I saw you were scheduled…) What a lovely haiku to work with! I love the moon here. http://haikuplatespecial.wordpress.com/2013/11/03/3-november-2013-haiku-tanrenga/

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  11. Amy says:

    I agree… Perfection!

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  12. I’m glad you mentioned the syllable thing. I am poetry/haiku/creatively challenged 😉
    You always make these sounds so lovely.

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  13. bare feet
    cool and the days cares ooze
    away

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  14. Frances D says:

    I can see them glistening on my mind’s screen. Well-done.

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  15. That first is really a masterpiece Becca. I would love to use that one for our Tan Renga Challenge month upcoming november if that’s ok.

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