Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars *Jack Kerouac’s “The Summer Chair”*

This week the source of inspiration on Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars are haiku, written by a poet of French-Canadian heritage Jack Kerouac (1922-1969). From all the haiku, chosen by our host Chèvrefeuille, the following one felt the most powerful to me:

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The summer chair
rocking by itself
In the blizzard

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I tried to stay close to the same mood and spirit when writing mine:

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in the garden hammock
a raindrop

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Carpe Diem Haiku Kai


Līgo Haibun Challenge – Visual Prompt

Welcome to a new Līgo Haibun Challenge! It is the new mid-week timing now, so that Līgo haibun runs one midweek and one weekend posting.

This week we have a Visual Prompt and there are two images to inspire you. As usual – choose one of them to write your haibun.



NEW! Paste your haibun on the Beautiful Haibun collection by clicking here on the underscore and joining the site _. Your haibun will be read by many readers and by submitting you will be given the choice of becoming site editor.

AND If you agree to let your haibun url be used for increasing your readership, click on the underscore _.

Let your imagination flow and don’t forget to add your haibun to the Inlinkz collection, please! Good luck!



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