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pale sun

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Get Listed:  July Edition” (posted by Sanaa) I chose:  consider, pale, sun, leaves when you consider pale sun weakening sky, do you wonder how leaves and flowers maintain vibrance? http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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eye

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “eye” from corner of eye midst grass splotched with yellow-brown struggling daffodil https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Predictions

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, /wordle #361 Words:  red, tap, cup, cry, bond, calligraphy, strap, dark, name, space, cracks, tinged Read calligraphy that names what teacup leaves predicted. Cracked lines in palm between spaces tinged red with terror. Someone is … Continue reading

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Sand Hills

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Challenge: “A Little Night Music”  (posted by Brendan) “Dream and poem paired like winding code—one replicates the other’s sense in a manner they both share but oddly, askant. Poetic truth is … Continue reading

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ghost warriors

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #41 Soliloquy no Renga “ancient warriors ghosts” “For this weekend “challenge” I will give you a hokku (or starting verse) to work with. The goal is to create a renga on your own and not … Continue reading

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porch

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge 2018 #1 shadows on a sunny porch (Jane Reichhold) The goal is to create a Tan Renga from a haiku. A Tan Renga is a short chained verse written by two poets. One wrote … Continue reading

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Step Up To the Bar

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – “Septets for dVerse’s 7th Anniversary”  (posted by Frank) In honor of this anniversary the theme for Meeting the Bar is any seven line poem or, if one is feeling ambitious, a poem whose stanzas … Continue reading

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Mark of Greatness

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Greatness  (posted by Susan) (in honor of Nelson Mandela International Day – 07.18.18) In your one new poem, use greatness as a theme. You could reflect on the elimination of poverty, on Nelson Mandela, or … Continue reading

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Dad’s 65th

Written for:  Poetics Aside #445 – Write a special day poem. A friend’s yard festooned with balloons, Old English Sheepdog looking alarmed at large gathering, family and friends to celebrate together in July’s lovely weather. Surprised 65th for my deserving … Continue reading

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path

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1474 – path into oblivion “Another nice scene from one of the many parks in my hometown. Look at that light play through the leaves, the fading colors of the pond and the disappearing of the blue … Continue reading

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