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Valley Stream Days

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Picnic(s)  (posted by Susan) A book of verse beneath the bough, A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness – Ah, wilderness were paradise enow! — Omar Khayyam … Continue reading

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Precious Photos

Written for:  Poetic Asides Prompt #480 – Write a negative poem. Black and white photo– my favorite kind–taken long ago, when many more of our family surrounded us, enfolded us. Does anyone have the negative for this photo? Crisp, perfect … Continue reading

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“wisteria”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1660 Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (7) Wisteria “Today I have chosen to challenge you with a haiku by Yosa Buson (1716-1784), one of the “Big Five” haiku poets.” Here is the haiku by Buson to … Continue reading

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A Giraffe Would Have Been Nice

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “In My Element”  (posted by Gospel Isoceles) “Have you ever asked yourself, “Of what am I made?” (Yes, because the voices in our writer heads are all of course grammatically flawless;) If so, … Continue reading

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Pesky Little Suckers

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform:  Going Buggy (posted by Rommy) “We’ve had several chilly May days in Bucks County, but that hasn’t stopped the flowers from blooming. We hit peak cherry blossom season a … Continue reading

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“shining like ice”

Written for:  The Twiglets #126 – “shining like ice” her eyes shone like ice blue diamonds   night bright as day people stroll in awe of the ice sculptures   a shooting star broke through the night sky like a … Continue reading

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Carefree Days

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #247 – “Take Me Back to Chicago” “If there was any music I could consider the soundtrack of my life, it would be the music of Chicago. When they first came onto the scene, they … Continue reading

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Cat Lives

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #403 Words:  insight, blocks, shift, shoot, clues, style, alley, siren, lights, live,  tracks, permit Alley cats live on scraps. Feral cats prefer outdoors, so if you permit them a warm place, be sure to … Continue reading

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colors of winter

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1658 – Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (5) “Windy Gusts” Akutagawa Ryunosuke A Japanese writer active in Taisho period Japan. He is regarded as the “Father of the Japanese short story”, and is noted for his … Continue reading

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Folds

Written for:  Sunday Muse #55 Secret symbols only you will understand. World folds and unfolds. My hair folds over folds of my dress, and you–my baby-in- waiting–are enfolded safely within me. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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