Monthly Archives: July 2014

Blaze On, Giraffe!

Written for Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts: Blazon It! “Today, I want us to explore Blazons. It’s an old form (13th c.), originally used to detail the various parts of a woman’s body; a sort of catalogue of her physical attributes. … Continue reading

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Breaking Out

Written for:  Poetic Asides #273 For this week’s prompt, write an outside poem. And I encourage people to actually (physically) get outside if at all possible. Now, the poem itself can be about the great outdoors, but it can also … Continue reading

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Ta-Ta Granada

Written for:  Creative Bloomings, “Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen” Not the last day of the month, but we say our adieu to Camp Granada today. Write a goodbye poem to the camp, your mates, something specifically, or just to Summer in … Continue reading

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From Charlotte’s View

Written for:  Creative Bloomings, “I Don’t Want To Go Home” Now that we’ve spent nearly a month at camp, we found many things to appreciate here to have the thought of not wanting to head home just yet. Even if … Continue reading

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“glimpse of dawn”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #525 Buson (5), “a glimpse of dawn” the night almost past through the white plum blossoms a glimpse of dawn © Buson Blind slats peek open From my bed a soft pink light Night has changed … Continue reading

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Celebrating Country

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #44, Sho-u “spring in our country” in the centre Mount Fuji towers up: spring in our country                                (Sho-u) … Continue reading

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The Grand Granada Cook-off

Written for Creative Bloomings, “It’s A Day” As we wind down to the final days of “Camp”, today is an Event Day! What day is it? Invent a special celebration for today and write a poem about it. “Packing” Day? … Continue reading

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Must Be The Lighting

Written for The Mag #230   Mesmerized, they listen through headphones as the gold statue in front of them seems to take on an otherworldly light. Unaware of each other’s thoughts, they would be surprised to learn that they all … Continue reading

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Are You a Sucker for Punishment?

Written for Sunday Whirl, Wordle #171 Words:  blasts, shallow, whack, hallowed, skill, dabble, hunt, stained, thrill, unfolds, center, reveal Do you dabble in the dark side? Hunt out horror films where thrills are revealed with skill, behind each blood-stained door? … Continue reading

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“morning arises”

Written for:  Creative Bloomings, “Barrel of Monkeys” We will link haiku together (renga). I will offer a start below. You will continue the chain, or you can start a new chain at any time. morning arises offering hope for the … Continue reading

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