Monthly Archives: October 2014

Disease

Written for:  Poetic Asides #286 Write an emerging poem.  Some things emerge out of the shadows or the darkness. Some things emerge from the water. Others emerge in broad daylight, whether we’re talking monsters, athletes, politicians, or what have you. … Continue reading

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They Are Coming

Written for Creative Bloomings, Inform:  Senryu A short Japanese style poem, similar to haiku in structure: three lines with 17 or fewer total “syllables”, however, senryû tend to be about human foibles while haiku tend to be about nature, and … Continue reading

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From: Worshipped Women (Dirty)

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  “What do You See?” Artwork by:  Eugenia Loli They flit in corners of my mind–Butterflies, nature’s artwork– in engaging colors. All my freedom flies out the window with them. An apron-clad woman, whose complexion … Continue reading

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“river stones”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #55, Magical Mystical Teacher’s “River Stones”  in a desert land stones from rivers far away muttering dark tales            (MMT) surface green as witch’s skin River’s spell carried to … Continue reading

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Yellow Valerian

Written for:  Carpe Diem “Little Creatures” #10, “Yellow Valerian”, one of the Seven Autumn Flowers This week’s “Little Creatures” episode is about the Yellow Valerian, it’s one of the Seven Autumn Flowers (Nanahana no Sekku) according to classical Japanese culture. In … Continue reading

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I Don’t Remember

Written for:  the Mag #243 You have to get here right away. I can’t explain it over the phone. Okay, well, I am on the kitchen table in knee socks. No, wait. There a mess of what looks like breakfast … Continue reading

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Bestseller

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #184, Baker’s Dozen words:  poppies, frivolous, roots, apocalypse, epilogue blue, gnarled, literary, strange, thirteen, speedy, audible, inklings Literary masterpiece, Number Thirteen, is an apocalyptic tale of strangers that keeps you rooted to the edge of … Continue reading

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Laura

Written for:  Creative Bloomings #172, “Musical Memories” Listen to some music from an earlier period in your life. Write a poem about the memories they evoke or how they make you feel. Beautiful dark-eyed Laura.  I listen to “Eli’s Coming.” … Continue reading

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“fingertips”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #54, Ese’s “fingertips” fingertips stroking scales of pine cone – forest memories        (Ese) picnic blanket under tree opening woven basket         (Sara) http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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A Little Thing

Written for:  Carpe Diem “Sparkling Stars” #10 Look around and see the beauty of the little things, the beauty of boiling water. Try to see Art in all those little things. shimmering pebble between colorful leaves – departing summer © Chèvrefeuille … Continue reading

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