Monthly Archives: October 2020

“blowin’ in the wind”

Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Carpe Diem Celebrates Its 8th Anniversary October 2020: #1837 “blowing in the wind” “So today’s task is to create a haiku, and if you want, a troiku from that haiku, inspired on this wonderful … Continue reading

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Under Midnight Sun (found poetry)

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #43: Found Poems and Erasures (posted by Rosemary) “Well I guess it’s fair to say that all erasures are found poems but not all found poems are erasures. (This may not be … Continue reading

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Molly

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics #427 – Mussenden’s Temple “Write a poem using the word “folly” in it.” (posted by MSJadeli) “In architectural terms, a folly is a structure made for decoration rather than function. The term also … Continue reading

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Power

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Use the phrase “in your hands” in a piece of prose or poetry.” Remember to vote, he said. The future of this nation may rest … Continue reading

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“empty window box”

Written for: The Twiglets #200 – “empty window box” The red geraniums felled by Winter leave an empty box on the windowsill. The window box was bare, and crooked, partially pulled out. Raccoons again. looks at empty box her imagination … Continue reading

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Spirits of Halloween

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday Happy Halloween! (posted by Frank Tassone) “Feeling the goosebumps of this spooky season? Channel your inner paranormal, and write your blend of prose poetry and haiku, with allusion to Halloween. If inspiration … Continue reading

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Picnic Gone Awry

Written for: Sunday Muse 131 What kind of ambience is this for a picnic? I cannot tell whether it is day or night. Should have brought my watches. What good are your watches? They slip and slide. No one is … Continue reading

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Cereal Breakdowns

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #43: Sunday Morning Cereal (posted by Rommy) “Hello, Word Artists and Admirers! It may be something in the weather (or just the crazy that is 2020) but I’ve been finding myself reaching … Continue reading

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What If Horizons Were Rainbows

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #309 – Horizons “It’s been an interesting year, to say the least. 2020 has been a beast I hope to not encounter again (but I’m not holding my breath). So we take the opportunity … Continue reading

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A Singular Woman

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #479 Words: deny, stretch, dry, triumph, wilt, endure, crack, trim, laugh, grand, singular, foil Rebecca’s grandmother was a singular woman– trim rather than heavy like women who baked and cooked in her neighborhood. She … Continue reading

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