Monthly Archives: October 2016

Portrait Queen

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #272 Words:  light, oil, echoing, jealous, drop, velvet, still, art, bowl, busy, class, silvery Black velvet curls, silver barrettes– she is a perfect model, coddled by parents of her wealthy class, to sit for … Continue reading

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Ghost Brings Rotten Teeth

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings and Imaginary Gardens All Hallows Saints and Souls, Creatures Of The Night Enters, head hangs under arm, green feet scrape shrill as whistles. Woman wakes shrieks. Bad dream? Ghost rattles head and points to three black … Continue reading

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Banyan Tree

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special (2nd guest), Kala Ramesh #4, “Jasmine Rain” I wasn’t familiar with the Banyan Tree, so I searched the Internet and found a nice piece of text (on wikipedia) in which the deeper spiritual meaning of the … Continue reading

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“embroidery thread”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1078, Embroidery Thread Take a close look at this image above … it looks like a woodblock or a painting, but it is a real piece of embroidery art. The above image shows a beautiful piece of … Continue reading

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Kissing Gate

Written for:  Carpe Diem Imagination With Paul Militaru #4 – Kissing Gate For this episode I have a beautiful photo from the so called “kissing gate” by Brancusi at tg.jiu. Isn’t it a wonderful idea to walk through this gate, linger … Continue reading

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Samurai

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1077, Hammer and Anvil I saw a preview of a new TV-show on History channel. “Forged in Fire”, it’s a kind of competition between hammer smiths who are challenged to create ancient weapons like samurai swords. hot … Continue reading

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Flame

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #19 – Exactly 44 words  (posted by whimsygizmo) For today’s Quadrille challenge, I want you to include the word spark. Use it as a noun, or a verb. Make sparks fly, or spark an … Continue reading

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Haiku Wordle

Written for:  Carpe Diem Full Circle #2-2016 Let me first tell you what the challenge “Full Circle” means: I call it ”Full Circle” because the goal is to write haiku with the twelve (12) words I will give. It’s a … Continue reading

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Ninety-Nine Percenters

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #271 Words:  birth, we, delve, tell, thrive, spent, plant, way, thousand, break, bounce, wake Thousands are spent, and disgusted–weary of our country’s elections. Collections for campaigns tell of breaks in the concrete of our … Continue reading

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Maples

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special (3rd guest) Herman van Rompuy’s 3rd Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as: birds in concert one sings above all others I don’t know its name © Herman van Rompuy (taken from: … Continue reading

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