Beyond the Shadows #haiku #photography

Toady at  Carpe Diem –  Garry Gay shares his impressions of autumn and Halloween.

 

Here is an example of thinking out side of the box or misdirection.

My skeleton
going for a walk
in the cemetery

©Garry Gay

This poem has both a subject of death, yet a dash of humor. A misdirection if you will as my skeleton is still living yet visiting the graveyard. Enjoy the environment of the rich colors and creepy Halloween decorations of October and create your on haunting misdirection’s.

graves

following shadows

graveyard keeps its secrets

night for pranksters

 

A complicated prompt by Garrry Gay  today at Chevrefeuille’s Carpe Diem – Outside the box/ Misdirection 

Touched by a promise #haiku #poetry #photography

This month we have enjoyed the inspiration of Gary Gay and his beautiful haiku:

touched
in the darkness–
by a snowflake

(c) Garry Gay

fall leaves heart

touched by a promise

hope flutters to earth

shaped like a heart

Thanks to Kristjaan at Carpe Diem who delights us with challenging prompts

Photography the copyrighted work of L. Moon 2013

The Scarecrow’s Mask #haiku #photography

face

The goal of the Tan Renga Challenge is to write a second stanza to the first stanza (the haiku by Garry Gay) to complete the Tan Renga. You may use the classical syllables count, ( first stanza is 5-7-5 second stanza is 7-7) but it isn’t necessary.

Halloween night

the fisherman

dressed as a scarecrow

~Garry Gay

unable to face the world

without a mask

Today’s prompt at Carpe Diem is inspired by Gary Gay’s Halloween Night.

My Walking Stick #haiku #photography

along the way
an old oak branch
becomes a walking stick

~Garry Gay

poised you wait

each journey etched in your skin

adventure at hand

In the spirit of Garry Gay’s haiku we are prompted by Kristjaan at Carpe Diem to echo his words.

Refreshed #poetry #haiku

sweat lodge –
my only vision
is of the cool water

~ Garry Gay of the American Haiku Society

cross-country run

refreshment our reward’s goal

melted winter flows

Today’s Special at Carpe Diem is in the spirit of contemporary haiku by Garry Gay

Photograph: Small Waterfall © L. Moon

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