Monthly Archives: July 2016

Gray World

Written for dVerse Poets Pub:  Open Link Night #176 (posted by Grace) This is your opportunity to link 1 poem of your choice as this is no prompt-day. They found me.  I did not want to be found.  I waited … Continue reading

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One With Nature – Day 16

Written for:  Carpe Diem One With Nature End of July heats up Sitting in yard with notepad red leaves fall http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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One With Nature – Day 15

Written for:  Carpe Diem “One With Nature” wooden bird house hangs on a branch of maple no tenants http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/  

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The Fountain

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads-“Let’s Send A Postcard” (posted by Kerry) Postcards became popular at the turn of the 20th century, especially for sending short messages to friends and relatives. They were collected right from the start, and … Continue reading

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On Acceptance

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Acceptance “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”—Lao Tzu “I want to … Continue reading

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Heather

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1005 – Heather The symbolism of the heather plant is rich and steeped in history. Growing on the windy hills of Scotland, the white wild heather has come to symbolize protection. Early in the history of Scotland, … Continue reading

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Deluge

Written for:  dVerse Poet’s Pub:  Drought Or Deluge?  (posted by Walt) We’re writing one condition or the other. Give us a drought poem (writer’s block would qualify). Or failing that, write the damage of an over-abundance of water/rain (a rain … Continue reading

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Sir?

Written for: Poetics Aside #360.  Pick a word you might use to get someone’s attention. Make that word the title of your poem, and write the poem. Been here long, sir? No, not on this bench– on this planet. Why … Continue reading

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Summer Sidewalks

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday #17 Write about summer heat Cement sidewalks appear a rippling oasis. Trash cans standing outside shops for pickup, smell a combination of rotten eggs and dead fish. It is not Friday, so … Continue reading

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Gorse

Carpe Diem #1004 Gorse Gorse is often associated with love and fertility. It was for this reason that a sprig of gorse was traditionally added to a bride’s bouquet and gorse torches were ritually burned around livestock to protect against … Continue reading

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