Daily Archives: April 2, 2018

underneath

Written for:  Carpe Diem 1398 – Purity  (Rumi) Purity: A certain Sufi tore his robe in grief, and the tearing brought such relief he gave the robe the name faraji, which means ripped open, or happiness, or one who brings the … Continue reading

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Decades Before

Written for:  April 2018 PAD Challenge – Day 2 For today’s prompt, write a portrait poem. You can use an actual portrait to write an ekphrastic poem. Or think up an image from real life. Or fake life. Or don’t … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredient

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 1 Write a secret poem. What made her chopped liver the best, did fried onions give it that zest? I remember the grinder she pressed cooked liver through with finesse. … Continue reading

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heart sounds

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1397 – The Journey Into Your Own Depth (inspired by Rumi) “For this episode I have chosen a wonderful poem by Rumi, but this time the title is not from the poem itself, it is an interpretation … Continue reading

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starlight image

Written for:  Carpe Diem Crossroads #3 – Rabbit Ear-Iris “This time I love to challenge you to create a haiku (only haiku) through “fusion” of the following two haiku:” rabbit-ear iris how much it looks like its image in water © … Continue reading

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fool

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “fool” he says good-bye, her eyes pool with hurt, she says, what an April fool https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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