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Senryu : denoument

forgotten toys junked discarded tree left behind Christmas denoument senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere   References: Open Link Night dVerse Poets Pub second life photo by M. LaFreniere, avatar Kayla Woodrunner

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Haiku : Carousel

whirling carousel gold circle floats out of reach starry summer nights haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere Victoria C. Slotto challenges us to use symbolism in our poem. I chose the carousel/merry-go-round.  Rather than telling you […]

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Senryu : visitors

strange visitors came friendly silence greeted me darn! none spoke English senryu by M. Nakazato LaFreniere Movies always have alien visitors being able to speak English (or whatever the home country language is of the […]

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A folk tale told in haiku

Just cuz you’re nice, doesn’t make you a fool: an old folktale
aka The Scorpion and The Tortoise (told in haiku)

river rushes by
scorpion asks for a ride
kindly tortoise nods

tap tap on the shell
“what are you doing up there?”
“trying to sting you”

shrugs, “it’s my nature”
“idiot” says the tortoise
diving down, “bye bye”

haiku by M. Nakazato LaFreniere

The scorpion stinging a friend on the river has various variants depending on the

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Rouzy-bouzy night

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 […]