FOTD – February 4, 2019 – Tulip Bud

Cee's Photo Challenges

Feel free to post every day or when you you feel like it.  Please continue to post your entries on my daily post.  Here is a link to my  FOTD page.  Thanks.

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Haibun Monday: Solitude


Greetings dVerse poets around the world. It’s Kim back again to host this February’s Haibun Monday.

I regularly read Brain Pickings by Maria Popova and a recent one had an article about Hermann Hesse on solitude. When I was a teenager, I was obsessed with Hermann Hesse and read his work avidly in German and English.  I no longer have my copies of Steppenwolf, Siddhartha or The Glass Bead Game, but I still cherish a German edition of a collection of his poetry and prose about trees, some of which I have translated.

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The article starts by describing how Hesse’s ideas about our human responsibility to ourselves and the world were expressed in his ‘Letter to a Young German’ and in his 1946 anthology If the War Goes On…, which was published the year he received the Nobel Prize, from both of which some of the quotations in the…

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #239 Sugar&Bitter


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Haiku Poetry Prompt Writing Challenge Useful Links.
Thesaurus: Sugar, Bitter.

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge Image 2016

The Guidelines are simple.

  1. Take the two words and write a Haiku. I use Haiku in Englishas my style, which is 5 syllables for the first line, 7 for the second, and 5 for the third, but you can use what you like. The link above has links within it to articles about how to write Haibun, Tanka, and even a new form I created called Freku. You can also do the 3/5/3 form if you likeinstead of the 5/7/5 that I usually use. Write, share, and have fun. For syllable help visit (You would be surprised at how many syllables some words actually have.)
  2. The two words can be used as you…

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I love the sound of the word skedaddle. It just rolls off the tongue!

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