Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Silly Cinquain

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads, The Tuesday Platform Please join in today by sharing a poem from your blog, old or new. Then visit, read, and comment on the offerings of others. He clung on to the heart … Continue reading

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Seeking Peace

Written for:  Poetic Asides #334, “Seeking ____” Replace the title with a word or phrase.  Make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. She wears lime green, and a smile. Her clothing never goes out of style. … Continue reading

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Unmasked

This is a minute poem – 60 syllables, 3 quatrains each beginning with 8 syllables, then 444.  Rhyme:  aabb/ccdd/eeff – Iambic meter A happy face can mask one’s blues in hiding clues. How long before it works no more? You … Continue reading

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Road Closings

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #189 Georgia’s 5th strolling yesterday (tanka) strolling yesterday astonished by the pine trees. they seemed to copy the heavy rain laden skies imitating it’s wet lay. © Georgia (a.k.a. Bastet) Near the mountains weather closes … Continue reading

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When There Was Just a Bit Left

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads-“Play it Again, Toads! Welcome to the 24th Play it Again, Toads! where archived challenges of this Imaginary Garden come to life again.  Have fun exploring the sidebar (2011-2015) and selecting your own or … Continue reading

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Judgement

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #231 words:  join, try, next, tell, chill, deal, safe, butter, sentence, night, connect, years Do no attempt to butter me up, young man. No deal. You were tried, took the stand, had a chance … Continue reading

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Skimming Bottom

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads Use at least 3 words: reverse, corner, turn, bottom, peak, edge, limit, choose, bend, close, push, sleep Do not use:  new, change, direction What is you limit? How far can you plunge before … Continue reading

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Hope’s Color

Written for:  Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Today, you may link up a poem of your choice (and the Christmas theme is also completely optional). I can think of no better gift to give long distance than the gift of … Continue reading

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Stress Runs in Cycles

Written for:  The Daily Post Tell us about a time when everything seemed to be going wrong — and then, suddenly, you knew it would be alright.  Was not looking forward with joy, to having a molar extracted. Oh, it … Continue reading

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Weary

Written for:  Poetic Asides #333 – Write an exhaustion poem. A sad trickle of blue exhaust appears, like a leaky faucet dripping. My weariness wipes colors from the sky even as my head hears a vivid voice–Get it together. Stop … Continue reading

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