Summer ablaze

midday heat sweltry

the days long and commanding

relief in a pond

Frank Tassone’s #Haikai Challenge #147 (7/11/20): smoldering [hot] (moyuru) #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 smoldering [hot] (moyuru).


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  1. I like the beginning being sort of “harsh” then ending so peacefully

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  2. Your poem works so well conveying both the discomfort of heat and the calm of water.

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  3. Love it! The photo too.


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  4. Beautifully written Eugi..
    the lines depict contradictions so well 🧡

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  5. Love “sweltry”–really says how it feels 🙂

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

    #Haiku Happenings #2: Eugenia’s latest haiku for my current #haikai challenge!

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  7. A lovely depiction of a scene many of us know well.

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  8. I love the word “sweltry” — perfect!

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  9. A wonderful poem Eugenia! To me the two thoughts just seem to mold together into one.😃😺🌞

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  10. Wonderful refurreshing Haiku, Eugenia😸Pawkisses for a COOL Thursday🐾😽💞

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