Category Archives: Haiku/Senryu

First Snow – Time Glass

  “Time Glass” – “I will challenge you again to write a haiku within 24 hours.  For this Time Glass episode I challenge you to write an “extreme” Haibun, but now you use a maximum of 100 words, including the haiku.  … Continue reading

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Skipping Stone

Mirrored reflection Multicolored kaleidoscope Skipping stone ripples ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014

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Autumn Sunlight – Time Glass

“Time Glass” – “I will challenge you again to write a haiku within 12 hours.  A haiku which is inspired on a photo and a prompt.  Today this prompt is Autumn Sunlight.” ~~~~~~~~~ Autumn sunlight Transitions flamboyant leaves Trees tall … Continue reading

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Rainbow – CD – Time Glass

“Time Glass” – Challenge: “to write a haiku within 18 hours.  A haiku which is inspired on a photo and/or prompt.  Today this prompt is Rainbow.” ~~~~~~~~~ Vivid rainbow arcs Hued embellishment for sky Earth flowers admire ◊◊◊◊◊ Whispering refrain … Continue reading

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From the Hunter

Autumn chill Tracking deer for hunt Dogs sniff wind ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014 This week’s prompt: Hunt and Wind

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Transformation – Vision Quest

Earth medicine lodge Refuge for transformation Silken cocoon splits ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014 Used for Inspiration: Transformation (2nd Vision Quest, 3rd day)

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Passing Clouds – Vision Quest

Compose a haiku in the same tone, sense and spirit as the one by Tranströmer’s “in time with the moon” and the night streams in from east to west, traveling in time with the moon ~~~~~~~~~ Passing clouds conceal Journey … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – CD Vision Quest

Forest sanctuary Ministers to all senses Escape from life’s smog ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014 Used for Inspiration: Escape

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Between Dusk and Night

Shift in autumn wind Between evening’s dusk and night Boys play hide-and-seek ◊◊◊ Swing of dancing leaves Stained by sunsets grip on dusk Chestnut peddler hawks ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014   … Continue reading

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Roadside Beggar

  Road side beggar sits Ancient dog huddles near Bidding meal for two ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014     Prompt: Roadside Beggar

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Prison Dreaming

Carpe Diem Special Challenge: Compose an all new haiku in the same spirit as Tomas Tranströmer’s “mother of stone” with a touch of romance Night—a twelve-wheeler goes by making the dreams of the inmates shiver The boy drinks his milk … Continue reading

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Deep Truth

  Truth hunters seeking All-embracing Divine Love Settled deep in souls ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014 This week’s prompt: Deep and Truth

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