Monthly Archives: October 2018

Once Upon A Country

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Stock Phrases”  (posted by Lillian) Once upon a time . . . “. . . that phrase begins many a tale. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the phrase has been used in some … Continue reading

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“broke the rules”

Written for:  The Twiglets  #100 – “broke the rules” Rules of the Company broke him personal decision: you find a rule absurd do you break it? My rule is tolerance, compassion, aid. I hope never to break it. A stranger … Continue reading

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blending

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1528 – Shasei “The word “shasei” has not yet been invented at the time of Basho, but the idea was there according to what Basho tells his disciples:” […] Matsuo Basho advises his disciples: “Learn from the … Continue reading

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Between

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Haibun Monday – “Transitions”  (guest host:  Merrill) “For this Haibun Monday, I want you to write about change, but specifically, I’d like you to write about a transitional time in your life. It could be … Continue reading

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Carnivore Castle

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #27 They grow giant dandelions that grab you ’round the ankles, should you have the courage to venture that far. Steps slide as you face the door; braying of a banshee, if you ring the … Continue reading

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Gold Rising

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #219 – “The Rise (and fall) of Poetry.” Let’s write a “RISE” poem. Be it getting up in the morning,or going up or expanding like bread dough, tell us of your rise in poetry. … Continue reading

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One Halloween

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle  #375 Words:  eggs, sing, corn, breeze, movies, misty, child, find, spray, attentive, drive, runny Indian corn centers the crimson front door. Autumn breeze sways husks on bottom. Mild mist sprays sidewalks, pasting leaves into … Continue reading

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rustling

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1527 Rustling Leaves (extreme haibun) This episode I have titled “Rustling Leaves” and rustling we can use for spring and for autumn, so the whole world can easily sense the meaning of this theme. I love to … Continue reading

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My Corner

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Don’t Touch My Meez” (Mise en place = everything in its place)   (posted by Toni) “Years ago when I was a dish washer working my way up to fry cook, to line … Continue reading

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Covering Fall

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 14 – FALL CLOTHES “We’ve reached the end of our exercise. We’ve explored sights and smells and flavors of fall. The colors will soon fade. And we’ll be presented with definitive … Continue reading

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