Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Special is a weblog about haiku, senryu, tanka and kyoka. All Japanese poetry forms. It’s the place to be for all aficionados of Japanese poetry in the broadest idea. This weblog is hosted by Chèvrefeuille a Dutch haiku-poet and is meant to extend his other weblog “Carpe Diem Haiku Kai”.

In this weeks Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Special challenge “Little Ones” we are asked to create an American Sentence. Created by Allen Ginsberg to make an “American” form of haiku, the sentence follows the same syllable count as a traditional haiku: 17. Written left to right vs vertically.

I thought I’d give this a try.

In the mountains of Wyoming, ancient bones await discovery


Dinosaur bone being excavated in Thermopolis, Wyoming
August 2009. Activity on a family vacation


8 responses

  1. I don’t know why, but dinosaur bones don’t hold the same sway over me as they did when I was 6. I couldn’t get enough dinosaur related stuff then…


  2. Good day Maryann thank you for visiting my weblog and I love to welcome you here. You share a nice American Sentence here with us… a very strong one I would say. Thank you for visiting and I hope you will be back again … you’re always welcome to visit and maybe share.
    By the way I am your host here.


  3. Ah those bones are a source of excitement