Monthly Archives: June 2018

young birds

Written for:  Carpe Diem Crossroads #12 – young birds are raised “For this episode of Carpe Diem Crossroads I have another nice set of haiku for you to work with, but let me explain the task again for Crossroads. The task … Continue reading

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GrimmerBella

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Opposites Attract, or Do They?”  (posted by Lillian) Posting this on Open Link Night, as I was too late for the prompt. The literary device of “antithesis” places two opposite ideas together in a … Continue reading

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Composite of Selves

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”When I Think About Myself” (posted by Sumana) “What thoughts rise up when you think of yourself? Is it about the long path you’ve been walking that has almost shaped you? Is it about the … Continue reading

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Low Expectations

Written for:  Poetics Aside #442 – Write an ex poem. If you start with low expectations you will live life on an even keel. It is possible to feel exaltation if you start with low expectations. Start your list with … Continue reading

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cold marble

Written for:  The Twiglets #82 – “cold marble” carved in cold marble staring statue’s eyes roll out your pastry crust on a cold marble board for best results Floor and staircases in the old courthouse were constructed of cold, pink … Continue reading

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Pride Parade

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Unconventional”  (posted by Jilly) I am here to rattle the cages of structure and suggest some non-traditional writing in the realm of the Haibun form. While this won’t qualify as Avant … Continue reading

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matter

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Micro Poetry – “It Doesn’t Matter”  (Posted by Kerry) whoever you are safety and freedom are vital you are entitled http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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lift

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “lift” lift me up high as you can, I want to touch the stars https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Lost In Limbo

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #357 Words:  images, nowhere, blade, shell, pit, safe, gasp, limbo, rattle, ring, fold, pill Imagine being nowhere, rattling ’round in limbo gasping for air, not knowing if you are safe? No pill to swallow, … Continue reading

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half-year end

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1455 – “half-year’s end festival” “Nagoshi is a great Japanese festival. Nagoshi (half year’s end festival) and it’s one of the 100.000 festivals which occur in Japan. Nagoshi is a kind of ‘end summer’ festival and it … Continue reading

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