Tag Archives: animals

Lost

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #39 Seems we are the last two left of our species. Grasses have dried brown and brittle. Yet, under steel clouds, a hint of gold–a sunset. Come, do not be fearful. We will start a … Continue reading

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Troiku Hineri (troiku with twist)

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #67 Troiku Hineri: Apple Blossoms I will give you four haiku to work with. You may decide which haiku you want to use to create a “fusion-ku” with. Of course the “crossroads-idea” is not … Continue reading

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What The Fox Knows

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #37 She is certain of her role as protector of  the animal kingdom. Tough lady in red, fearless, through peerless jade eyes. My eyes of amber pierce fierce darkness, and chilling howls of the unknown. … Continue reading

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Anti-Reality

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 15 “For today’s prompt, take the word “Anti-(blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new word or phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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Blistering Heat on Walking Trail

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge Fussy Little Forms:  Tritina  (posted by Marian) “Tritina is the more compact step-sister of sestina and villanelle, two forms that I (you?) find difficult! But somehow in this shorter version … Continue reading

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Smelly Rooster

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #66  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Yuck It Up” Dunno about you, but I’m needing a bit of levity this week, so I’d like you to play around with a fun and funny-sounding word:  YUCK … Continue reading

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Blind Eye

Written for:  Poetics Aside #456 – Write a tragic poem. fish die animals starve people are bombed blind eye losing allies gaining dictators crimes against humanity blind eye opioid use intensifies black men are profiled justice has turned a blind … Continue reading

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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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This Poem Is A Farm

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #368 Words:  grass, freak, sky, wrap, many, stars, wind, twice, find, usual, farm, rising This poem is a farm. Many fine animals are found here, as well as usual country accoutrements– grass, trees, plantings. … Continue reading

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Building My Totem Pole

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads, “Totems”  (posted by Brendan) “Does your poetic other root in forest, sky or booming wave? Do your verses run with the wolves, ride a dolphin’s back, birth with the sun, batten on winds, … Continue reading

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