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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, June 14th 2017 frog

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Frogpond

Dear friends of MLMM,

Welcome at a new episode of Heeding Haiku With … This week it is time again for haiku. Recently I created an all new E-book inspired on Basho’s famous “frog pond” haiku:

old pond
frogs jump in
sound of water

© Basho (Tr. Chèvrefeuille)

So this week’s haiku challenge is to create a haiku inspired on this famous haiku themed “frog”. Here are a few which I created myself:

croaking frogs
scent of the old pond
in the evening

the little child
reaches for the water lilies
without seeing the frog

© Chèvrefeuille

And now it is up to you …

Have fun!

When you have written your haiku, please TAG Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille and Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie. Then add your link to the Mister Linky widget below.

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About Chèvrefeuille

I am a Dutch haiku poet. And I am the owner and host of the weblog "Carpe Diem, a daily haiku meme" on Blogger (or Blogspot). I am writing haiku since the late eighties and in 2005 I became an international known haiku poet and in 2011 ten of my haiku were included in a worldwide anthology "Spasms of Light". With that anthology I became an even more known haiku poet. In October 2012 I started my daily haiku meme.

9 comments on “Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, June 14th 2017 frog

  1. bethanyk
    June 14, 2017

    I loved the image of this haiku

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  4. weejars
    June 14, 2017

    Interesting prompt! Thank you

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  6. flashpoetguy
    June 14, 2017

    spring photo shoot—
    vain frog sits posing
    at his lake reflection

  7. flashpoetguy
    June 14, 2017

    tongues of frogs extend
    long aerial runways that
    force-land dragonflies

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