Monday, February 4, 2013

Carpe Diem #113, Joyful



Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,

Another day in haiku paradise. Yesterday we had our first Chiyo-Ni Special and I have read wonderful haiku nspired on the one I gave by Chiyo-Ni. It was a real joy to read and comment them. Well ... a nice 'bridge' to our prompt for today (smiles).
Today we share haiku on 'Joyful' and I hope that you all enjoy this prompt. I am looking forward to your 'joyful-haiku'.

A haiku by Issa:

matsu nae ya yagate tanin no yusuzumi

pine sapling -

before long, strangers enjoy
evening's cool



Another one also by Issa:

yo suzumi no yaku soku arishi kado no tsuki

keeping her appointment

to enjoy evening's cool air -
moon at the gate


Credits: Moon at the Gate

A last one by Issa:

urestuge ya kaki no ko take mo waka-zakari

Joyful!

the fence's little bamboo
at the peak of youth


Credits: Bamboo fence

Isn't it a joy to read those haiku? I wonder if I can write my own haiku on 'Joyful'?

joyful laughter
children playing on the beach -
dragonkite flying

in the frontyard
children play hide and seek -
kookaburra laughs

Awesome! What a joy to write haiku on joyful (smiles).

Have fun, be creative and inspired. Share your 'joyful-haiku' with Carpe Diem.

This prompt will stay on 'till February 6th 11.59 AM (CET) and I will post our new episode, Mariachi, later on today around 10.00 PM (CET). That will be our first prompt for a little musical trip around the world.




10 comments:

  1. I have to say that I love your last haiku for its inclusion of our Australian icon! The kookaburra's laugh is quite infectious!

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  2. Children....they bring us so much joy in their joy!

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  3. Ah how well you depict joyful. Personally I wrote dark today.

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  4. Kristjaan -

    Several of your most recent comments were trapped in my spam filter
    I have no idea why.
    I just released thank.

    Thank you for your wonderful and encouraging comments.

    Cheers!
    JzB

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    1. Thanks for releasing my comments from the 'garbage-can'. I have heard that sometimes that happens and I don't know how that can happen.

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  5. Wonderful haiku for joyful ~ love the 'kookaburra laughs' ~ thanks for hosting ~

    Carol of (A Creative Harbor) ^_^ on blogger ^_^

    PS ~ Living in the USA ~ frequently am delayed in 'keeping up' with the daily haiku ~ but love them!

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  6. This is a set I wrote some time ago on the prompt Joy.
    http://planetcyberluz.com/2012/05/26/lord-maitraya/

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  7. I love the spirit of joyfulness that lingers here... I'm having fun. :-)
    Eliz

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  8. The blog is working again...thank goodness...patience isn't one of my virtues when it comes to electronics !

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