Monthly Archives: July 2017

Hiatus Two

Hi Poets, Prose, Fiction, Photography, and Artist friends, Moving Day has arrived at last.  We may not be hooked up electronically for several days.  But, as Arnie says, “I’ll be back.” Peace, Sara

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Blue Move

Written for:  Poetic Asides #400 Write an event poem. My move has become an event. So much has gone wrong that I’m spent. Timing did not go as planned, six weeks at my cousin’s and two dogs who are dazed … Continue reading

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Independent Mind

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Independence Many of our countries have holidays that celebrate gaining independence from foreign rule, and many of us also have rites–formal and informal–related to gaining independence.  Some of these are about our countries and ~ … Continue reading

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“Wall”

Written for:  Haiku Horizons girl in back yard Peach scent over garden wall Sad she cannot reach fruit https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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The Stranger

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #306 Words:  village, hole, expect, quake, stranger, edges, own, wave, stone, swallow, tribe, spit Strangers were not expected in the village. Tribal elders owned land here. They feared outsiders, midnight riders, outbreaks of disease. … Continue reading

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Time Travel

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Time Travel, Ancient Japanese Poetry To Inspire You #3 Hyakunin-isshu, A Hundred Verses From Old Japan   on the mountain slopes fragile cherry blossom petals fall it seems to snow © Chèvrefeuille (Our host)   Here … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama

Written for:  Carpe Diem Haiku Kai #1211 – The 14th Dalai Lama The name Dalai lama is a combination of the Mongolic word dalai meaning “ocean” and the Tibetan word (bla-ma) meaning “guru, teacher, mentor”. He was a vegetarian for … Continue reading

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A Summer Afternoon

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub Open Link 199 – and summer break (Posted by Bjorn) A light summer breeze cooling my arms, under shade of tree Lounging on chair or canopied swing whose sway lifts my hair, while finches sing. … Continue reading

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