Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,
Maybe you can remember that at the start of CDHK, I had every week a haiku by a special haiku poet. That haiku poet was the hightlight for a month. In December 2013 I had Hando as that special haiku poet and I shared five haiku by him that month.
I love to reproduce the last of those five haiku here again, just by copying it here again. Every month I created a special logo for those Specials and for Hando it was the following logo:
In this time of year (December 2014) several things are for the last time, and that's also with our Carpe Diem Special of today. Today we have our fifth Special haiku by Hando and it's the last of this month and of this year.
Here is our last Special haiku by Hando for your inspiration. Write a new haiku in the same tone, sense and spirit as the one by Hando. Good Luck
caught by the call
of the flowers and mountain, I forget
how steep the path is
And here is my attempt to write a whole new haiku inspired on the one by Hando and (I hope) in the same tone and sense and spirit.
the little child
reaches for the water lillies
without seeing the frog
Well ... I love this memory-lane. And ... ofcourse I hope you like it too.
This episode is NOW OPEN for your submissions and will remain open until October 18th 10:00 PM (CEST). Enjoy! You can add your submission to the linking widget hidden in our logo below.