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).


featured image – Pexels

Categories: Challenges, Poetry

Tags: , , ,

28 replies

  1. “There’s sweetness in the winter sunlight”

    Liked by 1 person

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

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

    Liked by 1 person

  3. This is beautiful ☀️☀️… Lovely alliteration.. Eugenia ♥️


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

    Liked by 1 person

  5. This is so delightful 💛😊

    Liked by 1 person

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

    Liked by 1 person

  7. This is a beauty Eugi😊


    Liked by 1 person

  8. This is a beauty Eugi😊


    Liked by 1 person

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

    Liked by 1 person


  1. Canvas of awareness — Eugi’s Causerie I – Sarah's Attic Of Treasures
  2. #Haikai Challenge #145 (6/27/20): wild iris (ayame) #haiku #senryu #haibun #tanka #haiga #renga – Frank J. Tassone
%d bloggers like this: