Carpe Diem #839 Kodomo No Hi (Children’s Day, former Boys Day)

displayed helmet
the young boy’s father
a samurai

© Chèvrefeuille

boys playing
samurai battles
with Irises

© Chèvrefeuille

striving for success
the young boys play like Samurai
Iris swords in hand

© Chèvrefeuille

Image: Children’s Games; Artist: Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Source: wikiart.org

Image: Children’s Games; Artist: Pieter Brueghel the Elder; Source: wikiart.org

a day of leisure
children are playing outside
having fun with games

laughing and shouting
playing with sticks and stones
the joy of childhood

(c) ladyleemanila 2015

For: Carpe Diem #839

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4 comments

  1. Bastet · October 18, 2015

    Nicely done!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. janicead · October 18, 2015

    Watched one young grandson battle on the soccer field yesterday!

    Liked by 1 person

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