Monthly Archives: May 2019

Paint Color Poems

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations with Margaret – Color it . . . “The challenge is to use 5 names from the “fan decks” below and write a new poem. The paint chips are randomly … Continue reading

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Touch of Trees

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #10  (posted by Toni) “Shinrin Yoku” (Forest Bath) Shinrin Yoku – This is the healing way of Forest Therapy. It is the medicine of simply being in the forest. So write about tree healing. Write about … Continue reading

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Where is Peace?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Peace  (posted by Susan) Have you known peace? What was it like? How large a peace can you imagine? How does that change when we imagine peace ~ or create peace ~ together? Please write … Continue reading

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Briefs Encounter

Written for:  Poetic Asides #482 “For today’s prompt, write a brief poem. Sure, the poem itself can be brief (in the sense that it’s very concise). But the poem could be about a brief event. Or it could feature a … Continue reading

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“picking peas”

Written for:  The Twiglets #128 – “picking peas” I pick peas over kale. Picking fresh peas out of the pod affords you a tastier experience, than frozen. Plus, it’s fun to squeeze the pod and watch peas pop out. Minding … Continue reading

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hibiscus red

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1667 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (14) Hibiscus Red … Raymond Roseliep “Today I have chosen a nice haiku by a not so well known haiku poet, Raymond Roseliep (1917-1983). Let me give you first … Continue reading

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Memorial in Washington, D.C.

“Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Memorial  (posted by Frank T.) Write a haibun that alludes to the concept of memorial in some way.” On our trip were two ex-soldiers, my father in World War II, and my … Continue reading

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The Hippopotamus

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #249 – “Playing Favorites #5” “Choose a line from a favorite poem, or poet and use that as the title, a line or the inspiration for your poem. It could be a classic poet … Continue reading

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A Dream of Summer Rain

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #405 Words:  cheer, sweet, teeming, swirl, free, kneel, beam, stick, drive, dream, sign, chill Filled with cheer, I dream of a sweet teeming summer shower. I am swirling free in a beam of sun … Continue reading

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Marked by Sun

Written for:  Sunday Muse #57 – “Protector” – Photo by Susie Clevenger Sad eyes cast downward. One arm hugs her middle, other crosses it with hand at base of throat. Hundreds of years under scorching suns, her body is pock-marked. She appears parched. … Continue reading

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