Monthly Archives: September 2018

Particularly Purple

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini Challenge  (posted by Kim) – “A Rainbow Of Sonnets” “This weekend I would like you to write a NEW sonnet based on a colour of your choice. It could be … Continue reading

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“clouds and waves”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (12) This haiku is written by Dolores: clouds and waves carry my dreams away tugging my anchor                          … Continue reading

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sweet scent

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #50 – Rabindraneth Tagore’s “where shadow chases light”  “At the start of this month I told you that every weekend meditation would be a “Carpe Diem Distillation” episode, in that special feature the goal is … Continue reading

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lost

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (11) the dim glow of a campfire – (Quote from a Japanese novelist) […] “He felt so lost, he said later, that the familiar studio felt like a haunted … Continue reading

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deluge

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Brainteaser #1 Introduction and first challenge In this new feature I love to explore other “special” haiku forms like “Pi-ku” and for example the “Acrostic haiku”. For this first episode of “Carpe Diem’s Brainteaser” I love to … Continue reading

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The Inattentive Husband

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday:  Say The Word English is a funny language. A lot of it came from other languages, and some of those words retain their foreign sound. Some remain foreign and not … Continue reading

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My Soup Runneth Over

Written for:  Miz Quickly – Complete in Itself Write between five and fourteen lines (one poem, or more than one), and let every line be complete in itself. That’s not always a complete sentence. Though you want every line to be … Continue reading

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I Get It!

Written for:  Poetic Asides #454 – I Get _______ I get it! Do not repeat it, understand? I will use less hot sauce in the gumbo. Next time, no fire trucks.  

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Big Top Doings

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Come to the Circus!” (posted by SarahSouthwest) – Write a poem about the circus. Red balloon nose shoes with big toes high wire acts scary big cats peanuts, popcorn whistles and horns a … Continue reading

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stone steps

Written for:  The Twiglets #94 – “stone steps” down to the crypt on steps of stone   Will you be my stepping stone? I will buy you an ice cream cone.   Steps in disarray leaning this way and that … Continue reading

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