three thoughts on egress

three thoughts on egress 11.30 CD 615
1
the beginning of
a journey to returning
home – ends are like that

promises fulfilled; and yet
so many questions

ends are like that – home
returning from a journey
even after years

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2
letting go,
moving on – accepting
the new season

death makes room for birth; still it
is sad to see a bare tree

the new season
making room – accepting
darker daze

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3
our nature reaches
for that which is just distant
is that what hope is?

©JP/dh

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2014/11/carpe-diem-615-exodus.html

high price of paradise

high price of paradise
series for CD 614 11.29

too early the cock
on Maui crowed – long day
there, that paradise

the stars told different stories
petroglyphs hid in damp caves

the price of food brought
in from the mainland and sold
to tourists was high

natives held their own, barely
as commercialism held sway

there, that paradise
long day, on crowded Maui
Eden for a few

©JP/dh

Note:
We went to Maui for a week for our 25th
wedding anniversary over ten years ago.
I still find inspiration from that visit.
Where we were, cocks and chickens
roamed the streets freely, we did wonder
on our own a bit, but as with any tourist
destination – commercialism has a deep
grasp as history takes a backseat.

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2014/11/carpe-diem-614-paradise.html

Prompted tan renga “a dream in a dream”

Prompted tan renga “a dream in a dream”

I
a dream in a dream
sand slipping through old fingers
autumn leaves turn red                                     © Georgia

betrayed like Ceasar, stabbed
broken hourglass; sand stops                          ©JP/dh

II
a dream in a dream
sand slipping through old fingers
autumn leaves turn red                                      © Georgia

hanging, his red union suit
now slack; he basks in the sand                        ©JP/dh

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_suit

III

a dream in a dream
sand slipping through old fingers
autumn leaves turn red                                    © Georgia

trading bare silver maples
for palms a dream vacation                            ©JP/dh

Thanks Georgia 🙂

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2014/11/carpe-diem-tan-renga-challenge-61.html

 

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…pilgrims all… 11.27

…pilgrims all…
(11.27 : CD 613)

solace in the meal
familia faces round
the table; give thanks

pilgrims all seeking comfort
sharing different branches

giving thanks round the
table set with various
traditions and love

©JP/dh

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2014/11/carpe-diem-613-solace.html

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11.26 …deepest marrow… CD GW 35

11.26 …deepest marrow… CD GW 35

November breath
and breadth chills to the
deepest marrow

autumns’ colors fell; bare are
fields, trees; the heart warming sun

©JP/dh

Note: Thanks Jen for another great and informative post!

11.26.14

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2014/11/carpe-diem-ghost-writer-35.html
by Jen
Also see more from the haiku/renga poet here: http://rengetsu.org/
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11.25 …each illuminating…

11.25 …each illuminating… CD 612 lantern

dotting the shore
each one unique; lighthouses
large lanterns

unlike its smaller cousin –
guiding ships to safe harbor

small lanterns
each illuminating one
small piece of pathway

unlike its larger cousin –
guiding ships to safe harbor

soft glow in the dark
grows strong as we get closer
points to Nirvana…

©JP/dh

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2014/11/carpe-diem-612-lantern.html

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11.24 …Roy G. Biv… CD Time Glass 11

11.24 …Roy G. Biv… CD Time Glass 11

I
Oz and friends
Judy sings as Dorothy
the bow plays music

http://www.lyricsmania.com/somewhere_over_the_rainbow_lyrics_wizard_of_oz_the.html

II
Bonanza with Ben,
Adam, Hoss and Little Joe
colors their theme song

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonanza
http://ponderosascenery.homestead.com/lyrics.html

III
a covenant; no
more floods – so goes the promise
of every rainbow

http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/2014/11/carpe-diem-time-glass-time-challenging.html

©JP/dh

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