Canvas of awareness

shimmering stillness

summer solstice saffron sun

sunrise to sunset

Frank Tassone’s #Haikai Challenge #144 (6/20/20): Solstice I (Summer/Winter) Midsummer (manastu) / Midwinter (mafuyu) #Haiku #Senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga

This week, write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to the Solstice: (Summer or Winter), or Midsummer (manastsu) / Midwinter (mafuyu).

-Eugenia

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  1. โ€œThereโ€™s sweetness in the winter sunlightโ€

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  2. Reblogged this on Frank J. Tassone and commented:

    #Haiku Happenings #7: Eugenia leads off my current #haikai challenge with her latest haiku!

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  3. This is beautiful โ˜€๏ธโ˜€๏ธ… Lovely alliteration.. Eugenia โ™ฅ๏ธ

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  4. Ooooh, I love this–‘specially “saffron sun”! I dare say I’ve never heard/read that phrase before!!

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  5. This is so delightful ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ˜Š

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  6. Masterful use of alliteration and assonance! “Shimmering stillness” sounds beautiful.

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  7. This is a beauty Eugi๐Ÿ˜Š

    Pat

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  8. This is a beauty Eugi๐Ÿ˜Š

    Pat

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  9. Love the alliteration. The saffron sun from sunrise to sunset is beautiful capture of solstice!

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