Monthly Archives: February 2016

Summer Pickings

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #199, Hamish’s 5th, a teaser Write a haibun or kikobun in the same spirit as Hamish: the aroma of pine and the young morning’s fresh rain reach my words © Hamish Managua Gunn in touch with the … Continue reading

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Necessary Tools

Written for:  The Mag #307 Control is mine I hold the tools you need to depict me as you wish. http://magpietales.blogspot.com/

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This and That

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #240 Words:  enough, cross, jump, mist, kiss, threat, bell, run, scarlet, touch, group, dream A kiss in the mist, a touch in a dream A jump high enough to ring the tower’s bell A … Continue reading

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Who Am I?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads-Transforming with Nature’s Wonders Hello, it’s Hannah here with an opportunity to write poetry through the eyes of Nature. It’s your choice of whose feet, (form or free-verse), – the options are wide open: … Continue reading

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Love In The Sand

Written for:  Carpe Diem #925 Love […] “Haiku is love, a love that grabs you by the throat and takes you into an adventure to discover the beauty of our world in all her beautiful details and bring that into … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know Me

Written for:  Carpe Diem #924 humour (reprise) Hamish on humour A sense of humor, and the sense of the absurd . well, they are topics to vast to cover in just one post, and on this second one, we should … Continue reading

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The Martyrs of ISIS

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Martyrdom/Witness “Here’s a very surprising fact! It surprised me, anyway, and led to this prompt. According to Wikipedia: In its original meaning, the word martyr, meaning witness, was used in the secular sphere as well … Continue reading

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Oh So Many Ways To Be Scared

Written for:  Poetics Aside #342 Take phrase _____Ways To _____, replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make that the title of the poem, and then, write the poem.  You can start out with Stephen King– Salem’s Lot, Christine, The … Continue reading

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Lavender Field

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #198 – Hamish Gunn’s 4th – Petal Lanterns Write in the same spirit and tone. petal lanterns — a waterfall of flowers her lips touch mine © Hamish her sweet perfume overwhelms my senses Honeysuckle blooms … Continue reading

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Not Always Perfect

Written for:  Carpe Diem Theme Week 1 episode 6: The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying Insight 5 The Teacher isn’t holy too Basho was a real haiku master, but he also said: “Now you have learned the rules, you … Continue reading

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