Daily Archives: March 3, 2016

Snow Hills

Written for:  Carpe Diem #930, Mirror – Comparison Writing rabbit-ear iris how much it looks like its image in water © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) In this haiku Basho uses the technique of comparison. This technique is very close to … Continue reading

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Prized Possession

Written for:  Poetics Aside #343 Write a poem about a book.  The book could be your favorite, or one that you loathe. The poem could literally be about the book, or maybe written in the voice of a character. Robust … Continue reading

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Gift Of A Peony

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”A Flower Was Offered To Me” Today we will begin with the same sentence and add our own variety to it. You may use your chosen form or write in free verse style. “A flower … Continue reading

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