Monthly Archives: October 2017

Henry

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations (posted by Margaret) – Write a poem for one or more of the images Welcome to Artistic Interpretations. Inspiration is found in nature, museums, and … at county fairs. These … Continue reading

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A Gracious Mask

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  The Metaphorical Mask  (Posted by Mish) “For today’s prompt, I’d like you to focus on metaphorical masks, or psychological masks, so to speak. Whether we admit or not, we have all worn them … Continue reading

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Some Insights I Have Gained

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Journey “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”__ Anna Quindlin, How Reading Changed My Life “Not a single atom in this universe … Continue reading

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I Would Like to Recruit A Whippoorwill

Written for:  Poetic Asides  #416  – Use at least three of the six words: sidereal recruit magnetic compact whippoorwill carbon A compact bird, the Whippoorwill, on summer evenings, he trills an endless song, magnetic to the ears, camouflaged if someone’s … Continue reading

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Quiet

Written for:  The Twiglets  #47 – “it was quiet” It was quiet as a room with television turned off. It was quiet as the first hush of fallen snow. After an episode of uncontrolled tears, an uneasy quiet ensue. Her … Continue reading

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Body Haunt

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #43 – “creak”  (posted by Grace) Yes, the word is CREAK. Today, write us a poem or short prose containing the word CREAK. Make it a noun or verb. Create a halloween mood … Continue reading

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on a path

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1283 – On Our Way Home “Today I have chosen a prompt that I used in December 2015, on our way home. It was one of the episodes I created about that wonderful haibun by Matsuo Basho, … Continue reading

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falling

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1282 Sacred Stones An ovoo (heap) is a sacred cairn found in Mongolian shamanic religious traditions, usually made from rocks with wood or from wood. Ovoos are often found at the top of mountains and in high … Continue reading

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Deep Knee Bends

Written for:  Mz. Quickly – “Take A Knee” Write a poem of allegiance, protest, or praise Some bend a knee for traditional marriage proposal. Some bend a knee when greeting The Queen. Some bend a knee to retie a shoelace. … Continue reading

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castle

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “castle” water flows through moats sunbaked walls harden and gleam in a sand castle https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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