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What A Turkey!

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Beauty in Ugliness  (posted by Mish) “Find the beauty in the ugly. Open yourself up to discover something not as noticeable at first glance. Refuse to be repulsed by what you see. Embrace … Continue reading

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adventure

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1510 Adventure … the celebration starts “This month I will try to give you an episode every day following the alphabet. Today we start with the letter A. Our theme for this day is “adventure” and an … Continue reading

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“tail”

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “tail” through the thicket warm sun suffuses meadow white tail whisks off https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Under Deck Harborer

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille Monday  (posted by Lillian) – “harbor” “Think of all the immigrants who came into the U.S. via Ellis Island. My husband’s grandfather for one – from Sweden. Rita Moreno for another – recognize … Continue reading

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Leopard Lesson

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #22 They warned me–it is not like I was ignorant of what could befall me– my might and fright, should I venture indoors. We need a leopard, they said, for quick scene in film. Look, they … Continue reading

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“wolf’s eyes”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (4) in the wolf’s eyes “Here is the haiku to work with to create a Tan Renga:” Midwinternight A dark sky’s lights dance In the wolf’s eyes © Hamish … Continue reading

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Lion In Search Of A Kingdom

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics – Because, Because, Because  (posted by Mish) “Today I am asking you to choose one of these characters and write from their perspective. Imagine yourself as The Cowardly Lion longing for courage, the … Continue reading

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cos(z)y

Written for:  The Twiglets #80 – “cosy up” posies are nose cosies If your dog cosies up to you, fur circled, half on your lap, half on the couch. you will never want to move. Sometimes I wish I was … Continue reading

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I’m Hedging My Bets

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Speaking in the Voice of Another” “Our exercise is to write a poem in the voice of another: in this case, the voice of a woman living in feudal times, addressing her … Continue reading

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Land in Twilight

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Photo Challenge:  Camera FLASH! (posted by Kerry) Crepuscule Heinrich Kuhn (1897) Where land lies over water in descending twilight a lone tree shelters a wild pony. http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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