Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
Our prompt for today is Mother Earth/Mother Nature and as you have read in several posts, even the for last episode of Carpe Diem, nature is part of haiku and so in all of our haiku we are praising Mother Earth/Mother Nature and that makes me happy. I am a guy who tries to live with nature following the seasons and my heart ...
This episode is a little bit different I think, because normally I don't use special features in our regular posts, but today I love to challenge you to write a haiku (tanka or other Japanese poetry form) inspired on a few beautiful images. So it's a kind of Carpe Diem Imagination episode "carved" into a regular post.
|autumn, throwing pebbles into the water|
|Credits: Autumn in The Altai Mountains|
make me a little child again
in praise of Mother Earth
I gather them
Hm ... not as strong as I had hoped, but ... well I just had to praise Mother nature in a haiku, because haiku is her poetry ...
This episode is open for your submissions tonight at 7.00 PM (CET) and will remain open until November 10th at noon (CET). I will publish our new episode, Happiness, later on. For now ... have fun, be inspired and share your miracles with us all here at our Haiku Kai.