Monthly Archives: April 2016

Blossoms

Written for:  Carpe Diem #963, magnolia blossoming Magnolia one of its branches scattered – on the credenza in the front yard last snow is melting magnolia blooms © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: pink and white plumes– like … Continue reading

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Standouts From The Past

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 29 Write a poem based on things you remember.  Try to focus on specific details, and don’t worry about whether the memories are of important events, or are connected to each other. Attempting to lighten … Continue reading

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Misplaced

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 29 Write a haphazard poem. Here lies Pete, and there lies Pete. Hit-and-miss in life, he got buried twice. Here lies Ann, crushed by cans. A random shopper, her stockpiles dropped … Continue reading

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A Black Bird

Written for:  Carpe Diem #962 bird feathers   Black bird flies by in movement of flapping wings a scarlet chest   http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Serving Tea

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads “The Way of Tea” – Pick one of the tea studies to write about. “When you serve tea to your guests, you should simply serve tea from your heart, and think about nothing … Continue reading

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Salty Tears

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl’s, Six for Wednesday ~ 4 Words:  fragment, salty, siren, wreckage, still, swollen Accused of wrecking a marriage, the siren cries salty tears, yet her face is not as swollen as the woman whose family was left … Continue reading

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Last Chance Means Last Chance

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 28 Write a poem that tells a story.  But here’s the twist – the story should be told backwards. You’re all packed, now get out! It’s not like I didn’t warn you. Never again, he … Continue reading

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Important Qualities

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2016 Challenge – Day 28 Important (blank).  Fill in the blank with a word or phrase, make it the title of your poem, and then write your poem. Do you try to be polite when … Continue reading

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Space

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Open/Openness What do the motifs of open and openness help you to think about?  What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Breath coming easier, pace relaxing as all I can see in front of me … Continue reading

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Round, Black Object

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 27 Write a poem with very long lines. From their canoe, a young couple spied a strange object in the sky. On this windless day, the glassy lake was clear, but for their shadows. Black, round, … Continue reading

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