Monthly Archives: June 2016

Tasting Childhood

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Empire of Scents (posted by Grace) Our poetry challenge is to dive into the world of scents. Drizzle your verses with spices, if you are a lover of food. Make us happy or sad, … Continue reading

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At Fifty

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Birthday(s) Write a poem giving yourself or someone else a birthday gift on a specific birthday. I was turning fifty–some years ago– and my sister found a perfect gift for a woman distracted from life by … Continue reading

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Getting a Get

Written for:  Poetic Asides #356, “Getting A ______” In order to get a get, an orthodox Jewish husband must present a written divorce document. He does not need a reason–burned dinner, sinner in an adulterous affair, bad hair day– and … Continue reading

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Austria

Written for:  Carpe Diem #985, Austria serene beauty the gods cherish Mother Nature blessing her cloud cover breaks open sun rays finding their way to the mountains like blessing hands © Chèvrefeuille (our host) A water lily Emerging from the depth … Continue reading

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Malta

Written for:  Carpe Diem #984, Malta the vine’s shadow spreads, makes shelter — the cicadas sing © John P. Portelli  In stark contrast rock formations arc–a bridge the Azure Sea http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #212 Joyce Lorenson’s 4th “a glint of mica” As you all know the goal of the CD-Specials is to create a new haiku in the same tone, sense and spirit as the one given.  a … Continue reading

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Out Of The Fire

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub, Quadrille #12 (Posted by Bjorn) (44 words) The word rose, a wonderful flower, but also a color, a name, a verb (both making something rosy, the past tense of rise). One of the most used … Continue reading

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A Poem to Share

While in New York the past week, I was given a poem by a friend.  He composes music, plays guitar, and has a beautiful gift for language.  I am sharing his poem with all of you, and hope you find it … Continue reading

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“by the mountain spring”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #104, “by the mountain spring” by Goda Virginija Bendoraitiene by the mountain spring we talk about the same things just in other words                     … Continue reading

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Wordle Haiku

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #84 Back In Time “Carpe Diem Full Circle” In that special feature I gave you 12 words (like a wordle), but every word corresponded with one of the numbers on a clock. For example: 1 … Continue reading

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