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lost

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (11) the dim glow of a campfire – (Quote from a Japanese novelist) […] “He felt so lost, he said later, that the familiar studio felt like a haunted … Continue reading

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deluge

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Brainteaser #1 Introduction and first challenge In this new feature I love to explore other “special” haiku forms like “Pi-ku” and for example the “Acrostic haiku”. For this first episode of “Carpe Diem’s Brainteaser” I love to … Continue reading

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The Inattentive Husband

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday:  Say The Word English is a funny language. A lot of it came from other languages, and some of those words retain their foreign sound. Some remain foreign and not … Continue reading

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My Soup Runneth Over

Written for:  Miz Quickly – Complete in Itself Write between five and fourteen lines (one poem, or more than one), and let every line be complete in itself. That’s not always a complete sentence. Though you want every line to be … Continue reading

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I Get It!

Written for:  Poetic Asides #454 – I Get _______ I get it! Do not repeat it, understand? I will use less hot sauce in the gumbo. Next time, no fire trucks.  

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Big Top Doings

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Come to the Circus!” (posted by SarahSouthwest) – Write a poem about the circus. Red balloon nose shoes with big toes high wire acts scary big cats peanuts, popcorn whistles and horns a … Continue reading

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stone steps

Written for:  The Twiglets #94 – “stone steps” down to the crypt on steps of stone   Will you be my stepping stone? I will buy you an ice cream cone.   Steps in disarray leaning this way and that … Continue reading

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Restore

Written for:  Miz Quickly – Two Word, “carry me” Restore my senses to carefree clarity Carry me on your shoulders, Dad, down to the hem of ocean foam, like you did when I was a child. Restore my senses to … Continue reading

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Different Endings

Written for:  Poetings Bloomings2 – Prompt#215 – “And I Quote” – Installent #2 How is the impossible even possible? We wonder if we are capable to achieve great things because they seem daunting, haunting our every thought and action. “What’s … Continue reading

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log

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “log” log in playground children balance, walk, and jump was once part of cabin https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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