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Friday, July 15, 2016
Carpe Diem's Summer Retreat 2016 "One With Nature"
Good day dear friends and followers,
Maybe you know that I am the host of the daily haiku meme Carpe Diem Haiku Kai or else you know it now. At Carpe Diem Haiku Kai I have started the first Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Summer Retreat. This Summer Retreat will take 30 days and the goal is to write a haiku (or tanka) a day, so at the end of the Summer Retreat I will have created 30 new haiku (or tanka).
For this first edition of the Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Summer Retreat the theme is "One With Nature". As you maybe know haiku is known as the peotry of nature, so a lot of the haiku poets are living close to nature and respect the beauty of our Earth's nature.
This Summer Retreat will be awesome I think. So let's go ...
Here is my first haiku for the "Summer Retreat":
deep silence -
the sound of a fountain
and the song of birds
Well ... it has started ...
I am excited and I hope to read a lot of beautiful haiku or tanka themed "One With Nature".