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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-09-30 11:52 pm

2018 Sign Up Post

Just a reminder before we begin:

Here's a link to the profile for a refresher on the rules.

If you have any questions, remember you can ask them in the questions post.

Sign ups will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. CST on December 31, 2017 (the time in your part of the world), and the prompts will be given on January 1, 2018.

We now have a tumblr for this challenge, so you can sign up there or here!

Sign ups are open. Please comment here with your name if you'd like to participate.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-09-30 11:27 pm

2018 Featured Poet

I'm actually a little early this time, everyone! I couldn't resist, I'm super excited for the next poet, and I know you'll forgive me for jumping the gun.

2018 Featured Poet )

Thank you guys as always for your patience! Please remember that the amnesty period is temporarily closed until February of 2018.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-31 09:49 am

July Challenge - Day 31

From The Village Schoolmaster

Anyone returning to his village can tell his wife
That while things aren't good, he's not desperate either.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-30 08:19 am

July Challenge - Day 30

From Buddhist Nun

Many pink-cheeked girls abandon the world.
Many vain spouses break their marriage vows.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-29 08:02 am

July Challenge - Day 29

From Tran Quoc Temple

A bell tolls. The past fades further.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-29 08:01 am

July Challenge - Day 28

From At the Chinese General's Tomb

If I could change my fate, become a man
Of heroic deed, couldn't I do better?
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-27 06:36 am

July Challenge - Day 27

From The Scarecrow

I've never stepped out on the road to fame,
Seeking reward only in a little dew or rain.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-26 01:24 pm

July Challenge - Day 26

From Unwelcome Houseguest

But here you are and I'm happy to see you
Though the house is bare and the market, far off.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-25 07:17 am

July Challenge - Day 25

From The Chess Game

Whoever views this bright array will know
The delicious pleasure in making the first move.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-24 02:24 pm

July Challenge - Day 24

From Heaven Market

Throughout the four seasons, we find flowers and fruits
In this open-air market bound by hills.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-23 09:11 am

July Challenge - Day 23

From Questions for the Moon

Weary, past midnight, who are you searching for?
Are you in love with these rivers and hills?
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-22 10:54 am

July Challenge - Day 22

From Country Scene

A bell is tolling, fading, fading
Just like love. Only poetry lasts.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-21 07:16 am

July Challenge - Day 21

From Spring-Watching Pavilion

Where is nirvana?
Nirvana is here, nine times out of ten.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-20 08:57 am

July Challenge - Day 20

From Viewing Cac-Co Cavern

Here sweet water spatters down
And the path into the cleft is dark.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-19 11:07 am

July Challenge - Day 19

From Old Pagoda

Crowds gather at this door of compassion,
Placing incense sticks on smoking altars.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-18 07:54 am

July Challenge - Day 18

From The Lustful Monk

A life in religion weighs heavier than stone.
Everything can rest on just one little thing.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-17 03:33 pm

July Challenge - Day 17

From Quan Su Pagoda

The monks no longer beat the temple drum.
The nuns just say their beads and then are gone.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-16 10:09 am

July Challenge - Day 16

From Young Scholars

Jostling about by the temple door,
They'd like to be scholars but they can't even talk.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-15 12:57 pm

July Challenge - Day 15

From The Retired Doctor

Finding great peace again and again
He claps out rhythms, shouts out joy.
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[personal profile] pf_mod2017-07-14 06:11 am

July Challenge - Day 14

From The Condition of Women

Yet, everything must be put in order.
Rushing around all helter-skelter.