Carpe Diem – Kanpai!

For Carpe Diem we are asked to interpret a piece of music, Kanpai!, composed by a Swiss artist, Adrian von Zeigler, and turn it into a haiku.

Mine is open to interpretation. I’m not even sure I could explain what I mean. That’s the beauty of the music. And the meaning of the word, kanpai, the Japanese equivalent of Cheers!

 

©Robyn Wilson

©Robyn Wilson

 

paper lanterns glow
to the pulse of the Taiko
an empty glass raised


 

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14 thoughts on “Carpe Diem – Kanpai!

  1. Oh, I have a terrible confession to make. My first reading of the last line was: “an empty glass rinsed”

    What was I thinking???!!! 😉

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