Melodious Love Affair

My response to Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #90 Back In Time “Let The Music Inspire You” This week Chèvrefeuille has given us a video to inspire us to create a haiku, tanka or other Japanese poetry form. The video, created by Paky.D, is of the singer, instrumentalist and pianist Yanni playing ‘Felitsa’, a song he wrote for his mother. […]

Of Slugs and Snails

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille August 3rd 2016 haibun imagination This week Chèvrefeuille has challenged us to create a haibun with a maximum of 250 words (including the haiku or tanka) inspired by the following image: Snail (photo found here) Part of my childhood, from the age of seven to sixteen, was […]