Monthly Archives: August 2017

At My Sister’s House

Written for:  Poetic Asides #408 – Write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place … Continue reading

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RESPECT

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Respect In a time when disrespect is rampant, noticing respect is vital. We can still be surprised by the millions of ways people (and nations) show respect for each other. Let’s spread respect today. Let’s … Continue reading

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Shoe Days

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  A Closet Full of Shoes   (posted by Kim) “What I would like you to do is focus on shoes: they may be in a shop window or on feet, your own or … Continue reading

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Mock Courage

Written for:  The Twiglets #39 – “boneless courage” Made his bones. Went out with the guys to celebrate his newly won respect. He basked, boasted, toasted, strutted. Next morning cops found him lying in the gutter, every bone in his … Continue reading

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Bathing in Amber and Blue

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrills #39 – “Bliss” (posted by Bjorn) Imagine a dalliance dappled in auras of amber moon, and silver-starred heavens. An indigo blue-black bliss of ocean occluded by nighttime, while wave tips ride in rippled … Continue reading

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Rhythm

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1242 –  Rhythm:  Joie de Vivre by Robert Delaunay Robert Delaunay (1885 – 1941) was a French artist who, with his wife Sonia Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of … Continue reading

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Too Many

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “safe” overpopulation panic that many will starve no safety in numbers https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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The Rape of Nature

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #314 Words:  dump, epic, sense, gusts, protect, frame, list, late, straight, hammer, rivers, hesitate He turned the world into a dump of epic proportions. Gusts of dust blew listless pieces of garbage straight into … Continue reading

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Unstrung

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Meme (posted by Rommy) Grab a nearby book and flip to a specific page to find a quote that represents your love life. You have the choice of going to either page … Continue reading

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Closed Heart

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1240 Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue (Barnett Newman) “Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue” is a series of four large-scale paintings by Barnett Newman painted between 1966 and 1970. Two of them have … Continue reading

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