Category Archives: #Poetry Prompt

#Haikai Challenge #108 (10/12/19): Hunter’s Moon (next full moon (nochi no tsuki)) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga


#Haikai Challenge #108 (10/12/19): Hunter’s Moon (next full moon (nochi no tsuki)) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Rules:

Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to foliage (red leaves (momiji)).

As always:

Here’s how the challenge works:

1. write the haikai poem of your choice.
2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.
3. pingback by posting the link to the challenge on your site.
4. read and comment on other contributors’ posts.

Harvest Moon, Full Moon, Sky, Night

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Hunter’s Moon

by Teresa Smeigh 2019

hunter’s moon sunset

appears bigger and orange

the moon illusion

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#Haikai Challenge #107 (10/5/19): fall foliage (red leaves (momiji)) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga


#Haikai Challenge #107 (10/5/19): fall foliage (red leaves (momiji)) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Rules:

Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to foliage (red leaves (momiji)).

As always:

Here’s how the challenge works:

1. write the haikai poem of your choice.
2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.
3. pingback by posting the link to the challenge on your site.
4. read and comment on other contributors’ posts.

Autumn, Beauty, Maple, St Petersburg

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Autumn Arrives

by Teresa Smeigh 2019

October begins

peak of foliage arrives

maple leaves turning

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#Haikai Challenge #106 (9/30/19) Rosh Hashanah #Haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga


#Haikai Challenge #106 (9/30/19) Rosh Hashanah #Haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Rules:

Let’s say “Shana Tovah!” to our Jewish brothers and sisters this week. Write the haikai poem (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) of your choice that alludes to Rosh Hashanah!

As always:

Here’s how the challenge works:

1. write the haikai poem of your choice.
2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.
3. pingback by posting the link to the challenge on your site.
4. read and comment on other contributors’ posts.

Shofar, Kid, Jewish New Year, Shana Tova

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Jewish New Year

by Teresa Smeigh 2019

Rosh Hashanah starts

biblical name Yom Teruah

Hebrew “raise a noise”

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#Haikai Challenge #105 (9/21/2019): September Equinox (Tsuki Shunbun) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga


#Haikai Challenge #105 (9/21/2019): September Equinox (Tsuki Shunbun) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Rules:

This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the September Equinox (Tsuki Shunbun)

As always:

Here’s how the challenge works:

1. write the haikai poem of your choice.
2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.
3. pingback by posting the link to the challenge on your site.
4. read and comment on other contributors’ posts.

Glowing, Sun Rise, Canim Lake

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September Equinox

by Teresa Smeigh 2019

rise east and sets west

ends summer begins autumn

days become shorter

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#Haikai Challenge #104 (9/14/19): harvest moon (meigetsu) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga


#Haikai Challenge #104 (9/14/19): harvest moon (meigetsu) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Rules:

This week, write the haikai poem of your choice that states or alludes to the Harvest Moon (meigetsu).

As always:

Here’s how the challenge works:

1. write the haikai poem of your choice.
2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.
3. pingback by posting the link to the challenge on your site.
4. read and comment on other contributors’ posts.

Full Moon, Harvest Moon, Quartzsite, Arizona, Full

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Harvest Moon

by Teresa Smeigh 2019

harvest moon, bright skies

brightness aids the farmers’ plight

Friday the thirteenth

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#Haikai Challenge #103 (9/7/19): windstorm (nowaki) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga


#Haikai Challenge 102 (8/31/19): Autumn contemplation (shuushi) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Rules:

Thus, our kigo for this week is windstorm (nowaki). Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to windstorm (nowaki).

As always:

Here’s how the challenge works:

1. write the haikai poem of your choice.
2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.
3. pingback by posting the link to the challenge on your site.
4. read and comment on other contributors’ posts.

Key West, Florida, Hurricane Dennis

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Wind Storm

by Teresa Smeigh 2019

windstorms blowing through

the storms are so far-reaching

destruction mounting

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

#Haikai Challenge 102 (8/31/19): Autumn contemplation (shuushi) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga


#Haikai Challenge 102 (8/31/19): Autumn contemplation (shuushi) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

Rules:

This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga) that states or alludes to Autumn contemplation (shuushi.)

As always:

Here’s how the challenge works:

1. write the haikai poem of your choice.
2. post the link of your post to Mister Linky.
3. pingback by posting the link to the challenge on your site.
4. read and comment on other contributors’ posts.

Pair, Autumn, Evening Sun, Nature, Human

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Fall’s a Coming

by Teresa Smeigh 2019

contemplating Fall

leaves starting to fall gently

temperatures fall

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses, also a devout Christian

Author – http://www.finallyawriter.com (this blog contains my old work mostly although occasionally I do add something new here), new work is mainly on this blog http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.