Monthly Archives: March 2018

Flamboyant Flamingoes

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday:  Poetic Imagery There are a lot of things that go into the construction of a good poem. The sheer beauty of the words and the way the sound when written … Continue reading

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Conch Shell

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1396 Unfold Your Own Myth Today’s poem for your inspiration is taken from “The Essential Rumi” by Coleman Barks and is titled “Make Your Own Myth”. It’s a nice poem and it describes the wonders of creating … Continue reading

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A Moment Of Color

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #25 Use That Quote Rabindranath started writing poetry in Bengali. His poem “Sandya Geet” (Song of Dusk) was appreciated by many, including Sri Bankimchandra Chatterji, who wrote the National song “vandemataram”. He later wrote in Bengali … Continue reading

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nightmare

Written for:  Carpe Diem 1395 – “The Dream” (Rumi) dreamtime inner feelings and emotions come alive © Chèvrefeuille (our host) And here is a haiku by my master, Matsuo Basho, on dreams: snow on Mount Fuji – Rosei creates the world … Continue reading

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Princess In Emerald

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Treasure   (posted by Sumana) One year on my birthday Dad gave me an enchanting princess doll on a stand. She wore an emerald green velvet dress. Tiny mirror dangled from her wrist. Long blonde hair … Continue reading

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Beach Breezes

Written for:  Poetics Aside #433 – Write a fun poem. In a cabin on a hill overlooking glistening ocean, we were four friends at leisure. On arrival, the guys batted a ball around using two large umbrellas.  I have the … Continue reading

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window

Written for:  Carpe Diem 1394 Some Kiss We Want  (Inspired by Rumi) Some Kiss we want: There is some kiss we want with our whole lives, the touch of spirit on the body. Seawater begs the pearl to break its shell. … Continue reading

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Head of Household

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Sunny-side Up!”  (posted by Lillian) Here’s a few images to spur your imagination. Think young, take the energy of the spring season and think fun, new life, possibilities. Sunny side up, everyone. Pick one … Continue reading

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sink

Written for:  The Twiglets #69 – “started to sink” nature’s game of power– start a sinkhole she sank into a well of depression red sun sinks into ocean The infamous Mr. Pink wanted everyone else to think he was a … Continue reading

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Why Twelve?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #53 – Egg Today I would like you to write a poem of exactly 44 words (not counting your title), including the word egg. The dictionary defines ‘egg’ as an oval or round … Continue reading

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