Monthly Archives: January 2017

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1136, Imagine This This is a very beautiful overview somewhere along the Road. The “milestone” in the front is the usual marker for the Road, the scallop. mound of scallops raised above yellow arrows pointing to … Continue reading

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A Moment

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1135, that moment shepherd leads his flock a castle stands in ruins under a red sky http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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And The People Spoke

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #25, dawn You might have noticed that we favor words for the Quadrille that can be used as both nouns and verbs. Or maybe you would like to make it dawnlike. Dawn is also … Continue reading

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Dare to Condense

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend MiniChallenge:  Condense A Poem     (posted by Kim) I have chosen a long(-ish) poem by Pablo Neruda, which I would like you to condense to at least half the lines of … Continue reading

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Misdirection

Written for:  Quickly #29 Write what would purport to be a set of instructions (directions, recipe, etc.), but give it a hidden agenda. “Okay, you take this road all the way down to Miller’s Feed Store. At fork in road, … Continue reading

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Aroma of Tobacco

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #284 Words:  crooked, sky, hole, tobacco, there, wise, first, grandmother, plants, world, eaves Grandmother planted tobacco. First woman to grow her own. Smoked it too, in a crooked corncob pipe, wiped clean each night … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) G.) whisper of rain Today to close this Theme Week I have chosen a few of her haiku from her “A Dictionary of Haiku” (the online version), the following series of haiku … Continue reading

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Relinquish

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1134, beyond control […] ‘A threat leads to nothing if it is not accepted. In fighting the good fight, you should never forget that. Just as you should never forget that both attacking and fleeing are part … Continue reading

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Rewrite

Written for:  Quickly #28 Steal Well Rewrite William Carlos Williams’ “This Is Just To Say” This Is Just To Say I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me … Continue reading

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Mountains

Written for:  Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) D. – Sierra Mountains (tanka) the dreamer never dreaming to live a dream leaving everyone else behind in the future long meadow is too short to hold the emptiness of leaving a family … Continue reading

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