Monthly Archives: July 2017

Raspberry

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1223 Raspberry low winter sun raspberry leaves glow red and green © Jane Reichhold the sweet taste of her passionate kiss rests a while I carress her snow white skin a gentle touch of raspberry © … Continue reading

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Beach

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1222 Beach Darkening beach the warmth of a person’s eyes for the sinking sun scattered in sand embers of a saltwood fire face to face with stars shell beach wind blowing through a train whistle a … Continue reading

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Flat Iron

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Mini-Challenge:  “Buildings” (posted by Kim) Today’s challenge is to write about a building. It could be a specific building with a name that we would all know without directly naming it. It … Continue reading

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Still Standing

Written for:  The Twiglets “still standing” Losing one and one-half inches from a short stature panicked me into Lily Tomlin’s character in, The Incredible Shrinking Woman. All I can say is, at least I am still standing. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Would You Know Me?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Masks “A mask tells us more than a face.” ― Oscar Wilde Can we tell when someone is undisguised? Do we prefer people to maintain the mask? Would inhibitions drop like falling stars if I … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Un-birthdays

Written for:  Poetics Aside #402 Pick one, two, or all of the following prompts: Write a form poem. Sestina, sonnet, haiku, clogyrnach, golden shovel, etc. Write an anti-form poem. Don’t like forms? Vent about it. Or just bust free verse. … Continue reading

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Michaela

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #36 “flicker” No hope.  Starving in Sierra Leone. Civil war raging, parents killed when she was three. What could she become– this orphan–abandoned, shunned for skin condition. Position bleak. Then, photo of ballerina … Continue reading

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“twilight”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1220 Twilight Here is the haiku by Jane Reichhold to inspire you: twilight some of the light underwater in a white stone © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016) in the twilight silence deepens into mystery last beam of … Continue reading

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“dark”

Written for:  Haiku Horizons she feels nothing her body is numb in the darkness https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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The Bashful Burglar

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #308 Words:  flees, mask, cream, need, digs, brutally, see, scorn, face, skin, storm, poet Masked man flees after brutal act. Storms woman’s digs, ashamed to show face, for fear folks will scorn his desperate … Continue reading

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