Monthly Archives: February 2019

weeping

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1612 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (16) plumegrass The haiku I have for you to work with is created somewhere in the 8th century (to be precise around 711). In that time haiku wasn’t the name … Continue reading

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Saying The Words

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Blame and Forgiveness”  (posted by Frank) Either one. Or both. There are no other constraints. It need not be about the poet’s own life. She found it easier, less tiring, to forgive even … Continue reading

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Changing Outlook

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Cloud  (posted by Sumana) As a cloud you can be an actual cloud, that is a visible mass of condensed watery vapour floating in the atmosphere, above the general level of the ground; wandering in … Continue reading

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Amber Moon

Written for:  Poetics Aside – Prompt #473 Use at least 3 of 6 words:  colossal, flat, husky, muse, scheme, transfer Colossal amber moon emanates an amorous aura, suggesting depth rather than flatness. A pure white husky howls. Owls are amused. … Continue reading

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beneath the ice

Written for:  The Twiglets #115 – “beneath the ice” fish hibernate beneath the ice Beneath the ice caps, only a thin layer remains. beneath the chocolate ice cream scoop–surprise! another scoop of butter pecan both balanced in a sugar cone … Continue reading

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“full snow moon”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1611, Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (15) “Today I have another Tan Renga Challenge Hineri episode for you all. As you all know Hineri means with a twist, so today’s challenge is to create not only … Continue reading

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new robe

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1610 – Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (14) Today I will give you a haiku created by Shiba Sonome (1664-1726) Shiba Sonome was a Japanese zen poet. She was an acquaintance and friend of Matsuo Bashō, … Continue reading

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Sipping Sweethearts

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #74 – “sip”  (posted by Mish) Sweethearts sat at a white table on red vinyl seats. This hot day, ice cream parlor was packed, jukebox spun tunes. They shared an ice cream soda … Continue reading

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What I See

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #236 – Motivation:  “Creativity” Express or redefine what is and what can be. Creativity helps us grow in our thoughts and deeds. What is and what can be! Tell us of creativity in your … Continue reading

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Woman In Vines

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #44 Skin of milk contrasts starkly with vermillion in dress and cuffs. Red-leafed vines float about her as if  she is enwrapped in a valentine. Body still, except for one pale arm raised, fingers cupped … Continue reading

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