Thursday, June 8, 2017

Carpe Diem 's Haiku Puzzler #2 the shadow of a crow

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!!! Open for your submissions next Sunday June 11th at 7:00 PM (CET) !!!

Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,

Back in May 2017 I offered you a special feature just for fun ... the Haiku Puzzler ... your responses and feed-back were awesome on this "just for fun" feature, so I decided to go with the flow and create another Haiku Puzzler for you to "wrestle" with.

In this new Haiku Puzzler I have scrambled five haiku by classical and non-classical haiku poets and spread their lines all over a nice summer image, however that doesn't mean that all the hidden haiku have to do with summer. I just liked the image.

As I did in that first episode of  the Haiku Puzzler feature I will give you a few hints for every haiku one hint.

Here are the hints for this Haiku Puzzler:

1. This haiku is an example of the “free-style” way of creating haiku by a contemporary of Shiki

2. The winning haiku of the “cherry blossom” kukai of our Haiku Kai.

3. Next to the frogpond the shadow of a crow.

4. Not a falling blossom.

5. Unconditional Love

As you have found the five haiku, please share them including the name of the poet or poetess through the linking widget.

Here is the Haiku Puzzler image for this episode:

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Well ... enjoy this new Haiku Puzzler and link your solution to the linking widget. Have fun! This "weekend-meditation" is open for your submissions next Sunday June 11th at 7:00 PM (CET) and will remain open until June 16th at noon (CET). I will try to publish our new episode Yaks later on.

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