Monthly Archives: June 2019

solstice troiku hineri

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #90 – Crossroads . . . Summer Solstice (Troiku Hineri) “This weekend I love to challenge you with a Crossroads episode. As you all know in the Crossroads feature I will give you two … Continue reading

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Stage Persona

Written for:  Sunday Muse #62  (posted by Fireblossom) Harmonica wails blue bouncing off silver adornment glittering under stage lights. Hat as prop tilts over his eyes. He wants to be heard, drawing attention with shiny accessories. He will not look … Continue reading

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What Shapes a Dictator

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge, “Chernobyl and Fears” (posted by Bjorn) “The other day I wrote a poem imagining how it would feel like to die from radiation poisoning: Downfall The sky was different the … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprints

Written for:  Mz. Quickly Wednesday/Thursday June 26-27 Words Vanilla Robin Alter Can Pest Miss Create Carbon Passionate Easy Use at least half of these. Try including words with similar sounds. Can you create less carbon footprints, please, Miss?  I am … Continue reading

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Photo-Op

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Get Listed!” with Fireblossom “Just pick at least three of the words from the list–or more if you wish–and create a poem which includes them. Extra credit: use one of the words … Continue reading

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Cool Tips

Written for:  Wednesday Muse – “Keepin’ Cool”  (posted by Toni) What do you do to keep cool? Dip in the river or pool? Do as the Japanese do and eat noodles with ice cubes in the noodles? Popsicles or Italian … Continue reading

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“nightingale”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1686 Troiku Month (15) Nightingale “Today I have a nice haiku by Chiyo-Ni, one of the most famous classical haiku poetesses we know. She is renown by that wonderful haiku about the Morning Glory, but that’s … Continue reading

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pink

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1685 Troiku month (14) Pink Sakura Blush (Kim Russell) “This time I have chosen a haiku by one of our long time members, Kim Russell. She is a great haiku poetess and has shared a lot … Continue reading

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Put On Your Walking Shoes

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Walk  (posted by Sumana) “One can walk in so many ways: walking by faith in God; walking in a space of gratitude. We couldn’t agree more with Nelson Mandela when he says, “There is no … Continue reading

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Rumination is Wasteful

Written for:  Poetic Asides #486 – “Write a waste poem” Used to think my poor choices a waste of time I would never recoup. Then realized I’d learned from each sour taste. Used to think my poor choices a waste, … Continue reading

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