Senryu: The water nymph & Mozart

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enjoying Mozart
water nymph stopped unbeknownst
music reeled her in

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

References:

Weekly Haiku – Senryu Prompt Challenge – 12 – Enjoying & Water
Rambling of a Writer

photo in second life by M. Nakazato LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner

Rouzy-bouzy night

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Rouzy-bouzy night
weekend’s cusp, hangin’ with mates
Thank God it’s Friday!

senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Awshape me!
Scribble it! challenge to use one or more from a list of forgotten words about to stage a come-back
Imaginary Garden with Real Toads

Open Link Night
poetry, free choice
dVerse Poets Pub

Photograph in Second Life by M. Nakazato LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner. No cats were harmed in the making of the picture.

Daily Haiku / Senryu : Recreate

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recreate new lives
imagination runs wild
real hearts beat beneath
haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

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Haiku : Shimmering sunsets, senryu and wild geese

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lingering sunset
luscious memories shimmer
even as they fade

haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

Georgia told me about the Daily Post putting out a daily prompt each day.  A single word to kickoff people’s creativity.  I thought I’d give it a shot but as a daily haiku or senryu.  Or I might do a tanka which is 5-7-5-7-7 so five lines.

I loved Salad Anniversary by Machi Tawara (got it when I taught English in Japan in my 20s).  At age 25, she revitalized the tanka when her poetry captured modern love and life in sharp bites as her emotions pingpong from joy to sorrow.

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